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Questions about the way objects appear based on spatial attributes: how objects relate to the observer.

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How do I create a 'sinkhole' effect in Illustrator?

I'm learning about perspective in Adobe Illustrator and and came across the effect used in this image (https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/brf6ph/...
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What would this icon look like if it was drawn in an Isometric View as opposed to a Perspective View?

I can't wrap my head around this grid icon. What would it look like if it was an Isometric drawing? Would it look like a regular rectangle? Maybe, something like this? Thanks!
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Is it possible to switch between graphics and maintain the set perspective?

Is it possible to use Photoshop's variables/datasets to replace smart objects or maybe some other way to maintain perspective and have varying graphics which can be exported to different files? When I'...
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Perspective grid not appearing illustrator CC

For some reason the perspective grid is not appearing when I click on the tool. I have even created a new document and selected the tool again and it still does not appear.
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How to create perspective making a supermarket aisle. Illustrator CC

I am about to embark on recreating a supermarket aisle. There is perspective involved and I am wondering whether using the perspective grid is the best tool I have never used it before. I am also ...
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Understanding Perspective in non structural elements [duplicate]

I didn't find any useful resources to study this particular case so I decided to ask here. I understand the perspective fundamentals, vanishing points, 1,2,3 points perspective etc. Wherever I studied ...
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Illustrator resize object with perspective [duplicate]

I need to resize an object but with perspective. In Photoshop all I need to do is Free-Transform (Ctrl + T), then right-click, and select Perspective mode. How can I do that or similar in ...
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How to tilt a product image taken from sideways in such a way that the front view of the product is visible?

I have the following image: I need to tilt the image such that the front of the product is visible as seen below: I tried perspective warp in photoshop but was not able to accomplish this. I have ...
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Transferring line length from one axis/dimension to another in perspective (without ellipses), possible?

Hard to formulate the question, so here's what I'm not asking (unless it answers it and I am missing it...) I do not mean mirroring a rectangle in perspective by finding the center point with crosses, ...
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In two point perspective, why aren't the sides of this rectangle correctly foreshortened?

The blue object is a very simple rectangle in two point perspective. Next I zoom in on it: When I measure the sides, I see is that the back side is shorter than the front side. It is foreshortened. ...
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How vanishing point and centre of projection both are same?

We know that in perspective projection object positions are transformed to the view plane along lines that converge to the projection reference (center) point like this: But many websites say that COP(...
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making perspective of shape match angle in photograph. Illustrator CS6

I am trying to replicate this angle to create mock-ups of a self-branding project. I've tried skewing and free transforming the perspective but I have multiple designs like the image and I want to ...
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Illustrator: How to alter text in perspective?

I have maybe a somewhat silly question: I used a tutorial to place multiple pieces of text into perspective (e.g., tutorial). Once in perspective, I would like to change the text; however, the text ...
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Perspective warp in one dimension only

I am looking for a perspective warp that is able to distort an image in a single direction, i.e. gradually changing the scale and positions of objects within the image vertically while maintaining ...
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How can I find the intersection lines when a cube and plane intersect?

I'm trying to understand linear perspective better. Let's say I have a plane and a cube and a defined intersection line with the front face of the cube. The colored lines are 3 examples of the ...
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Duplicating SimCity perspective in MagicaVoxel

I'm building the original SimCity (open-sourced) icons in MagicaVoxel such that rendering them closely resembles the original. However, I'm having trouble understanding exactly what I'm building. The ...
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How to Set a Hexagonal Map into Perspective in Inkscape

I have created a hexagonal grid in inkscape: Now I want to reshape the hexagonal grid such that it fits into the second shape. This way I would kind of get a 3D perspective. I tried the following: ...
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Reuse guide/lines from background image for perspective view/3D cube in Inkscape?

Let's say I have a screenshot of the Blender default cube as a background in Inkscape, and I would like to reconstruct this cube as the perspective view 3D cube in Inskcape. I am already aware, that I ...
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curved perspective

In Inkscape, I am trying to recreate the illusion of corrugated metal on an airplane wing (such as on a Douglas TBD Devastator, if that information helps). The wing is curved, of course. I am trying ...
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Perspective Arc Text in Illustrator

I'm attempting to create this perspective arc text in Illustrator, and having the darnedest time. I tried creating a filled shape and applying an envelop distort with the curved shape, but that did ...
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Perspective Theory - View

Imagine we have drawn a 1-point perspective cube. If we move this cube to the left or right from the station point, does this mean our cube doesn’t rotate, but it only moves left or right and our eyes ...
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Tilted 2PT Perspective Cube - Eye Level Line Placement?

When drawing a cube in 2 point perspective you would normally have the horizon line flat, a horizontal line going across the page. But if I was to rotate the current cube and tilt it 45 degrees ...
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Traditional Drawing - Perspective Question

I am very new to drawing and currently studying all I can about perspective. I have a few things I like to ask that I am confused on. Let's say I have drawn a cube in 1 point perspective. How would I ...
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Can someone explain this perspective diagram in Loomis' book? 2 point perspective in 1pp?

My confusion; Is this an angled cube drawn in one-point perspective? When measuring depths of line in 2pp, shouldn't the units on the measuring line vanish to measuring points of their vanishing ...
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Convert 3D plane of image into 2D image to be used as texture in blender

I'd like to take a section of the flooring (a section with no furniture on it) from the image below which has a perspective and convert it to a 2D image which I can then use as a texture file in a 3D ...
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How to use the minor axis to draw an ellipse in perspective?

In How to Draw by Scott Robertson, they say that to draw an ellipse within a plane, you find the minor axis by drawing the line perpendicular to the plane. You do this by using another vanishing point ...
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Where is the straightening tool that allows ~4 guide lines?

After numerous queries involving various combinations of "straighten perspective guides transform photoshop adobe" I've come across many new ways to change the perspective of an image but I ...
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How can I distort one picture to make it match the perspective grid of another?

I am interested in adding shops to this image: It does not need to look perfect, but my main problem is matching the perspective and location (the street width is different). I want to use google ...
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Drawing a text with source light effect

I have a very basic experience with Inkscape and I am trying to make something like this I tried to use Shadows and shear to change the text orientation but cannot get anything closer . Could you ...
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How to fit a 2D image (phone screenshot) on a 3D image (3d phone model) in Photoshop?

I have a screenshot from my phone which I want to apply on the 3D looking phone model in Photoshop. I am playing with free transform, perspective transform and warp, but it seems really hard to make ...
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Linear perspective and receding lines

In the image I attached you see a cube (made by Blender). The edge 1 is smaller than edge 2 and 3. I expected that the edge 2 and 3 should be shorter than the edge 1 because as the parallel lines go ...
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How to keep side of cube same as vertical angle increases?

I'm learning perspective and I'm drawing a cube of same size lower and lower on the vertical axis as so: How do I draw the side correctly? What poses a challenge to me is that the top-left line (...
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How to draw an object that's tilted in two perspective system

Suppose I have a two perspective system but I want to draw an object that's not aligned with the two perspectives. Like, maybe it's rotated somehow... something like this: (sorry for the terrible ...
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How to find the fourth point on a plane defined by 3 points

I am attempting to draw a plane defined by three points. What I've done is I started out with a vertical rectangle in perspective, and I've drawn three points at varying distances from the points on ...
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Is it possible to use the Perspective Grid in this type of illustration?

I've already taken several illustrations like this to remove the Japanese translation and translate into another language. I use Illustrator for this purpose. I take many scenes with perspectives like ...
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How do I create a cast shadow when the light source is lower than the object?

Below is a sample of what I mean. The light source is behind the object and lower than the sign. How would I draw a cast shadow for the sign?
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How to get rid of weird perspective overlay in C4D

How can I get rid of this odd overlay? It's currently highlighted in blue ... I've tried clicking on all sorts of buttons but could not shake it off.
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What are the causes behind the distortion that happens when you place a cube outside the Cone of Vision?

I am studying linear perspective and I have a decent understanding of the fundamentals, I know how to set up a proper grid with a cone of vision, station point and vanishing points that are at a 90 ...
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How can you define the closest actual plane using Vanishing Point?

In this photo, there's only one corner visible. That's why it is becoming difficult for me to define the floor plane (the plane on which objects like glass are placed). I want to put a Sachet over ...
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Making sense of 1 point perspective

When you draw a cube in one point perspective you start by drawing a perfect square. But, if I understand perspective correctly, you can only see the front plane of the cube as a perfect square when ...
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What kind of perspective is this?

I want to make something similar to this, but I can't figure out what the perspective is called. It seems like it is an aerial perspective maybe, but it's not quite looking straight down. Can someone ...
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Finding proportions in perspective

Is it possible to find proportions of a plane in perspective? All drawing the tutorials I find on the subject presume that there's a square object in the scene that you can reference to but what if ...
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How to use mockups in Gimp

I am all new to Gimp, so this may be a very basic question. I want to use a mockup that I found online to put my images in a picture frame. Now, I can only do this by adding the image as a layer and ...
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How to set up a perspective grid to draw a scene with multiple horizon lines

Most perspective tutorials I've encountered cover the basics of one, two, and three point perspective. However, they fail to discuss more complicated scenes in which there may be multiple horizon ...
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Is this correct perspective?

In the image below, I have illustrated the interior of a bedroom with a slanted wall. On the slanted wall, I want to add a poster. Did I correctly use perspective here? Basically, I picked a point on ...
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Why can ellipses be used to find squares in perspective drawing?

In Scott Robertson's How to Draw book he proposes a method for finding proportional squares using ellipses: (the "conditions" he mentions are described on the previous page and are simply that the ...
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Perspective text in a circle - Adobe Illustrator [closed]

I'd like to recreate the "text in a circle" effect shown in the image with Adobe Illustrator Which tool should I use?
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How to warp an image for sloped rooftop graphic?

I have a friend/client who wishes to paint a single graphic mural on their garage/shed rooftop, but they want it to appear in "proper" perspective when viewed standing on neighbor's lawn. First, ...
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Symmetrical perspective with Free Transform in Illustrator CS5? [duplicate]

In Adobe Illustrator CS5: I want a "depth effect" to an object with the straight-from-the-front perspective. But with the Free Transform-tool it seems to only be possible to drag one corner each ...
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Generate a vanishing point grid in Photoshop

I currently try to add more effects into my photos. In my next project, I would like to add light beams representing the perspective. For the lack of the better example, these light blue beams ...
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