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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 find the ground plane of a floating object in 3 point perspective?

I am learning 3 point perspective shadows and am having some trouble with this particular case. See image below: I already understand how to cast shadows as you can see I have done with the bottom ...
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Determining Aspect Ratio for Perspective Transformations - GIMP Inkscape

I want to put an image on a wall. I can work out where the vanishing points are and do perspective transformations but how do I work out what the aspect ratio of my image looks like on the wall? What ...
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How can I know how to distort the shadows and where to place them correctly?

I have this image (1) of a man in front of a promotional wall. I need to add shadows to the wall and the carpet so that it looks more realistic. How can I know where to place the shadows? If the wall ...
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General method for perspective drawing - how does it work, and how does one place the image plane?

Based on the picture with the green and blue squares in this post, I tried projecting a cube drawn at a generic angle (so it had two sets of receding lines with respect to the observer). Only, I was ...
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Perspective of 3D objects in Inkscape

I drew a 3D wedge shape in Inkscape (see below). I want to create a stack of total 6 wedges. The top one is depicted in the picture. The second one is below it and turns 15 degrees clockwise about the ...
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DXF for laser cutting from off-angle photo with length scales

I have a photo that I am trying to use to template a DXF file for laser cutting. The photo has a square rule for use as a scale bar, however it is somewhat off angle such that the right angle is ...
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Gimp perspective warning

When I try to use Gimp's perspective tool to change a the selection or image, even slightly, I get this: Transformation creates a very large item. Applying the transformation will result in an item ...
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Adjusting an image so that it fits a CD template outline

I am trying to fit a picture of a CD into a CD label template. The issue is that the picture of the CD I took, despite best efforts, wasn't directly from 90 degrees above. So there's some perspective ...
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Perspective transform multiple objects but without warping these objects, only their size and position, not their shape

I'm looking to do one thing in Photoshop, but I'm not sure how to explain it. Let's say I have multiple identical ball images, each one on a different layer, or as a separate smart object. They're all ...
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Should a small business change their logo after 15 years in business?

I am currently in the process of handing over my business that is a Waxing spa located in Portland, Oregon to my 18 year old daughter. However, she has decided that our logo needs to change, for the ...
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Need help scaling in perspective

I'm having what feels like a very dumb problem when it comes to scaling. I'm trying to draw the interior of an apartment while also drawing a city view in the background. I'm struggling to properly ...
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Photoshop - Perspective floor that has depth

I'm trying to create an image that is emulating a renaissance oil painting style. The scene involves a wall, a fountain and a floor. I have been given the wall and the fountain, and need to make the ...
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How many vanishing point does 2 point perspective can have

I'm trying to learn perspective from a book and it says that 1 point perspective can only have 1 vanishing point, so I'm assuming that 2 points can have more than 2 vanishing points.
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Snap shapes to grid when using the perspective tool

This question is related to adobe illustrator. As you know, the software allows the user to add a grid that helps to draw in perspective (the Perspective Grid Tool). I drew a rectangle with its ...
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How to draw parallel inclined surfaces in perspective

I know the steps for how to draw a surface in perspective using two vanishing points. I mean, I know how to draw a box, a pyramid, and a cone. Now I got into a situation where I need to draw the ...
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Perspective warp plane not showing - Photoshop cc

Am working in perspective warp in photoshop but cannot see the grid plane that is usually visible. The corners are showing but far off from the grid created which is weird. Am wondering if there is a ...
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Can you flip perspective grid in Illustrator? Illustrator CC

I am trying to make this perspective grid match the angle of the long side of this van. Is there a way in which I can flip the grid horizontally so the angle goes in the opposite direction? Then I can ...
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How to best illustrate a round, beveled, edge in Illustrator?

I'm creating a block of wood viewed from the front. I'm creating some pseudo-depth by using a darker shape with the top and bottom at opposing angles. i.e. "fake" 3d essentially. I want to ...
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How to best convey a rounded corners for pseudo-depth in Illustrator?

I want to create a piece of wood. Think of a 2x4 with some pseudo-depth. Using Illustrator I create the simple appearance of depth using two objects — a light and dark object. The dark object is ...
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Where are the vanishing points in this picture?

I followed the line where the sea meets the sky for the horizon line but it just doesn't quite line up with the boat? I'm extremely lost, I would really appreciate someone to crack this one for me by ...
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How do I make the perspective of the text in this image more accurate?

I'm trying to use envelope distort in illustrator to render this graphic onto a photo of a wall, but I can't seem to get the perspective on the text looking right. Can anyone help me figure out how to ...
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How to get accurate dimensions from an image? (fix distortion)

As a sign maker, for estimating I can usually interpolate sizes from an image, the sizes are enought to get rough costing for materials etc and then if the job goes ahead then I take precise ...
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Adobe Illustrator 1-point perspective grid distorts the object

I plan to create a city scene in one point perspective, but I don't understand how does this tool work. The purple building is supposed to be tall and narrow, not long and short. When I double click ...
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How do I find a cone of vision not located on the horizon line?

In Scott Robertson's How to Draw, he briefly explains to the reader what happens when a person (acting as the station point in this situation) tilts their head up and down, while viewing the same ...
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How can I modify the point of view of this photo?

How can I modify this picture to make it seem like the pizza is shown from above?
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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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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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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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