Artist's Back to Basics

“Perspective”

"I was actually going to use it as a question in my From the Drawing Board column in Creative Artist magazine but quite quickly realised there was really far too much in it to do justice in one Q&A paragraph."

A Great Question

It was during the artist-in-residency of my last exhibition, there was original art all over the walls to use as examples, so I used the opportunity to explain my take on the whole thing and how it all fits in to creating original fine art for her right there and then. I was actually going to use it as a question in my From the Drawing Board column in Creative Artist magazine but quite quickly realised there was really far too much in it to do justice in one Q&A paragraph so decided to actually attack it in earnest here instead. I’ve got some pretty funny ideas concerning perspective (probably not surprising anyone there) and how it all ties in with original freehand.

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