Linear perspective is a desperately undervalued tool for most beginners. Commonly associated with street scenes and train tracks, many omit linear perspective from organic scenes and characters. As it turns out, linear perspective is present in all images, not just architectural ones. This single confusion leads to perhaps the most common downfall in beginner work: confusing space.
To avoid confusing, flat, images, linear perspective is crucial. In this episode of the fix list we’ll look at some common examples of incorrect perspective, and how to fix it. But it’s important to mention that perspective can’t be explained in 10 minutes, and I’d recommend following up with the basics.