Focusing on the fridge

The refrigerator's nice rectangular shape is similar to the boxy or square shape of many other household items, such as TVs, beds, radios, microwave ovens, toasters, and so on. Chapter 9 shows you how to draw different household appliances. To draw your fridge in two-point perspective, you need to line up two different angles so that they meet two different vanishing points on the same horizon line, if you were to draw a ruler out as far as the line goes. However, most of the time, the vanishing point goes out past the drawing and would end up off the paper you're drawing on. Figure 12-11 shows an example of a fridge in two-point perspective. You can see the parallel lines that indicate the two different angles meeting on the same horizon line.

Figure 12-11:

A fridge in two-point perspective.

Figure 12-11:

A fridge in two-point perspective.

Fridge Two Point Perspective

If you want to draw the fridge as if one of your characters were looking down at it as she stood on a ladder changing a light bulb, you can draw the fridge from a three-point perspective. To do so, you need to have three different angles lined up with three different vanishing points. This differs from two-point perspective because not all the vanishing points end up on the same horizon point in three-point perspective. Figure 12-12 shows an example of a fridge in three-point perspective. You can see the dramatic angles of each fridge and how they indicate the three different angles and vanishing points.

Figure 12-12:

The fridge in three-point perspective.

Figure 12-12:

The fridge in three-point perspective.

Fridge Cartoons

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  • magnus
    How to draw appliances in two point perspective?
    8 years ago
  • sharon
    How to draw a fridge two point perspective?
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