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Questions tagged [perspective]

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

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At what point does 1 point perspective become 2 point perspective?

I'm trying to imagine a box rotating, and want to be able to draw it without guidelines. Let's just say you're drawing boxes or cubes and you start with 1 point perspective, my problem is when that ...
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Krita - How to Snap Assistant Tools?

Using both the Assistant Tools and Grids and Guides in tandem with one another is useful for pixel art, comic book panels and perspective. There’s a problem with setting these up and I couldn’t find ...
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Why does moving the station point change the COV but not if you move the picture plane?

To my limited knowledge I understand that moving the station point further away from the picture plane results in having a bigger cone of vision. If I have a flashlight and move a couple of steps back ...
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Finding the possible vanishing points in a landscape

I was trying to practice finding vanishing points in different images, and most tuts I followed showed images with at least some rigid surfaces like a table or something, but, I found a particular ...
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Is it possible to copy perspective grid settings in Illustrator?

I'm creating a series of drawings in which it's critical that I'm working from the same vantage point in each one. I've set up the perspective grid and made the first drawing. I want to make a new ...
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Why does the vanishing points have to be 90 degrees apart in 2 point perspective?

When I have set up my Picture plane and cone of vision and station point I've read that you need to place the vanishing points 90 degrees apart and I never understood the reason behind it? Why 90 ...
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Aligning texture vectors in perspective for a mockup item

I have several photos of a certain household item (a football, for example) that I would like to customize its design for a presentation. Each photo is a picture of the same item showing different ...
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Software to create perspective line with curves

What software and tools can I use to quickly create lines over single or multiple photographs that have the effect of disappearing into the distance? Sometimes the line would need to have curves. I ...
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How to change the perspective on text that is angled?

I'm trying to take something like this: And change the perspective so the base line can be flat like this:
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Apply 3D perspective in photoshop

I know that I can apply a perspective in Image > transformation but it doesn't give me enough freedom. For example, I've this image like that How can I rotate this image around X axis or Y axis with ...
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How do I draw the inside of a torus?

I'm trying to make a drawing of the interior of a Stanford Torus, similar to this: Is there a way to draw the perspective of the torus accurately without using a 3D model?
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How does the distance between stationary point and picture plane effect perspective?

I want to understand what happens when you increase or decrease the distance between the stationary point and the picture plane? I tried drawing a border (approximately 9” x 12”) on a real window ...
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Why is it recommended to make the cone of vision 60 degrees?

Im currently trying to understand the cone of vision and I was wondering why the cone of vision is recommended to have 60 degrees? I mean where does the number come from? I always though the vision ...
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Whats the difference between perspective and foreshortening?

I am wondering what the differences between perspective (1 point/2 point/3 point) and the term foreshortening is when drawing?
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Draw 3D twist and bends in ribbons in Inkscape

I am back with a new challenge. I am hoping to draw a helical ribbon and arros with 3d bends and twists. I am in inkscape, and I do not beleive there is a ready made tool for this sort of thing. I am ...
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How would I draw a shadow from a spherical object onto a non-flat surface?

I am trying to figure out how to draw a shadow from a spherical object onto a non-flat surface. How would I draw the distortion of the shadow onto the surface?
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Does the front plane ever change in 1 point perspective? [closed]

In one point perspective drawing does the front plane that is facing us ever change shape or get smaller if you draw a box? If I keep drawing boxes that is below the horizon line lower and lower in 1 ...
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How to only scale a certain part of a logo in Inkscape?

I have stumbled upon a problem regarding the creation of a logo for a Piaggio vehicle (the truck below). Because of the grooves I want to scale a certain part of the logo and make it look good when ...
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What do you call this type of top down grid, sort of trapezoidal?

I have checked and this may be called Top-Down (Oblique) from the wikipedia page of Axonometric projection BUT the image I am looking for kinda have that trapezoidal nature. As you can see the grids ...
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Logo import into antenna photo

I photographed antenna a lot of diffrent perspective like this and i have to add company logo into all antena bowl. I wonder that can i creat a smart object like antena bowl to add logo into the ...
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Advice on drawing 3/4 view perspective of a vehicle

(Reposted here under the advice of @Philipp) What is a good method to make a 3/4 view car, truck or other vehicle going around a corner?" As stated above I have a firm grasp on how to do N/S E/W just ...
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Is it possible to create slanted objects in Illustrator's perspective grid?

I've been looking for a while but haven't found anything useful. When working with the perspective grid, the first thing I wanted to do is to draw a laptop. I wanted its lid to be slanted at an angle. ...
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Wireframes of landmarks

I found these wireframe vector graphics of a few landmarks and was wondering how they were created. I doubt it was done by hand, so what kind of techniques are there to create this kind of graphic? ...
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What kind of perspective is used in this image??

I'm trying to figure out the perspective of this image!! I'm sure it's not a 3-point perspective and I lean toward 1-point perspective. I tried to figure out the vanishing points of the image and ...
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4+-point perspective grid tools in Illustrator or similar programs?

Adobe Illustrator comes with a perspective grid. What is really great about it is that it makes it easier to draw 3D-objects in their correct perspective, and you can just snap objects onto the grid ...
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How to revert to perspective transform?

I have a grouped shape (rectangular + some texts). I used the Perspective tool to make it align with the single-point perspective. But now I want to revert it back to a normal rectangle shape without ...
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Convert skewed rectangle back to original in GIMP

Consider this image: I know the aspect ratio. I would like to turn this skewed rectangle to rectangle with correct aspect ratio, as big as possible. I can use perspective transformation in GIMP, but ...
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Thickness effect for perspective picture [duplicate]

I want to create perspective-rotated screenshots of my app to show it on landing page. I had this idea that I could add thickness to transformed images. By that I mean for every pixel on visible edges,...
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How to add a tag with right perspective on this drawer?

This question is a follow-up of: How to make this drawer higher? I came to this result, now I need to add a little tag on the drawer but I don't know how to make it right with the drawer perspective. ...
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Rotating a square

I want to rotate a square around it's vertical center line (red). Looking at it from above (top right circle on image) I can tell that the object should, after the rotation, appear shorter length-...
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How to make this drawer higher?

I trivially tried to stretch the image vertically, it worked a little but since I need to make the drawer x2.5 times high it becomes conical while the little knob becomes oval. I also need to remove ...
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Rotation that forms a non-circular shape

I was looking at this interesting album art How do I get to this concentric effect on a shape that is non-circular? I tried to draw the triangle and his center point, and then adjust the anchor ...
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How can I make the logo perspective propotional?

Im having problems designing a simple logo. The reason is because I want to get the perspective right and I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Can someone help?
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How to make a glowing neon perspective grid in Gimp?

I’ve been experimenting in GIMP; I didn’t get on so well with Inkscape. I want to get into retro designs in an 80's style. I found this old (closed) question with an 80's text made in GIMP but the ...
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How to get perspective for app portfolio image

I got a free template for app portfolio. It looks like this So I insert a screenshot (this is just a sample) and rotate it -45 degrees. but it is nowhere right as it should be. First I am not ...
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Putting a meshed object on perspective grid

I am working on a picture of a room. The room has a poster in it. I created a symbol of the poster, and it includes a picture of a soccer ball, shaded with gradient mesh. Unfortunately, I cannot put ...
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Perspective geometry: How to put an item in a projection according to distance

I have the following image of a road The image represents a road 100 meters long, as viewed from a camera 1 m high. I want to place a car 50 meters ahead of me in the middle lane but I can't quite ...
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How can I create this pixel effect in Illustrator?

I need to create this pixel square effect in Illustrator: I tried to make perspective grid, put squares and blend them. My problem includes two main points: I can't make distance from smallest to ...
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How do I change the perspective of a 3d cylinder in Photoshop?

I have produced a 3d cylinder in Photoshop. I would like to save it as a jpeg, and place it over a mug mock up. However the perspective of the cylinder and mug mock up are both different. Thanks
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Repeat lines and expand the space between them

I am trying to speed up the process of creating a train track. The track I am making goes into the horizon in the distance. The lines/pieces of "wood" in the track need to gradually expand in space ...
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Illustrator: how to add isometric shadows

I´ve been wondering how to do this kind of shadows (image below) as real as possible. Is there any technique to apply? I did search for tutorials but unfortunately I couldn´t find anything on this ...
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ImageMagick: distort perspective according to a vector path

I want to use ImageMagick to transform a rectangular image (first page of a PDF, created using convert in.pdf[0] cover.png) to the following white shape. I have the vector file and know about ...
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How to make night effect and empower car with extra lights [closed]

I'm new to design and it would be great if you could help me out here. I have a photo of a car: and I want to make a very realistic effect of night and put some extra, cool lights on top of the car, ...
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How to place text in perspective on product mockup

Hi i want to write a letter W on the bag, as you can see it has a kind of perspective to it, so the letter should follow this perspective. I am using Adobe Illustrator.
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Inkscape: Bitmap(s) disappearing when using perspective tool

I have a gray image that I imported and embbeded into Inkscape. I used Path->TraceToBitmap using gray options so I get different layers of bitmaps. I then group or ungroup them. I then draw a ...
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How to create a 3D collage of photos

I'm trying to create a line of photos that rotate around the y - axis as you go down so that they resemble a helix DNA shape. But I haven't had much luck so far. When I create more than 3 3D ...
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GIMP - Flat image to round ball surface (sphere)

Using GIMP 2.8. Trying to map an image to a sphere. The idea is to make custom Christmas balls. In addition to map to sphere, I have tried perspective and cage transform, but with limited success. ...
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How to create multiple Lines/Paths in perspective?

I once saw in a video how someone created a set of paths which were alligend in perspective like this. Does anyone know how this can be done in best / quickest way?
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How to design and print 3d anamorphic images?

Here's some photo of what I'm talking about the majority I've seen are floor and wall but I need to create this 3d effect on wall and ceiling with an aerial London skyline and clouds. using the image ...
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Gimp Non-square resize

I've been tearing my hair out trying to figure out how to get gimp to do a scale in the way I want. I think what I'm after is either a non-linear scale, or a trapezoid distort. I'm not sure I'm using ...