Concept Art & Design

jensbeng@gmail.com

ONLINE MENTORSHIP - PERSPECTIVE


THEORY • APPLICATION • INSIGHT


A solid understanding of fundamental perspective drawing is an essntial skill for anyone who wants to work with art and design.

Despite it being such a major thing to learn it's also a needlessly difficult learning experience to take on on your own.

I offer short but intense individual mentorships to help you reach the most important milestones.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION


Sessions can be conducted over Skype or Discord.

To apply, contact me at jensbeng@gmail.com. Please put [Perspective] in the title.

My mentorship in Perspective is open to all levels of skill, no portfolio or motivation is required to apply.

Instead, just email me if you are interested and I will reply as soon as I'm able with when I expect to have available slots.

If you have any further questions, please send me an email at the adress above.

Primer in Perspective Drawing - 5 weeks Mentorship


310€ (VAT included).



  • 5 one-on-one online sessions.
  • Gradual theoretical buildup until you can construct your own grids in perspective, with full control over proportions, convergence and foreshortening.
  • Exercises to apply theory and foster thinking in 3 dimensional spaces.


Perspective Drawing Bundle - 9 weeks Mentorship


505€ (VAT included).


The Bundle includes:

  • 9 one-on-one online sessions.
  • Primer in Perspective.
  • 4 weeks where we take a deep dive into application of the theory and how to use perspective drawing in any type of drawing.


Prices cited are the current, standard prices. Please be aware that while I sometime offer special campaigns or opportunities, they unfortunately aren't always updated here. Please get in touch with me at jensbeng@gmail.com if you have questions about current pricing of mentorships.

MILESTONES AND THINGS TO LEARN


The program I offer is very flexible but over time a few milestones that are shared between students have emerged. If you would like to diagnose yourself and your understanding see if you know them all. If you would like to test yourself, try your hand at completing the following three and send me an mail with your solutions to jensbeng@gmail.com.

DRAW PERFECT CUBES


Drawing a box in perspective is relatively easy, and indeed one of the first things we learn in perspective drawing. Drawing multiple boxes is more challenging, especially if they have different rotations. To draw a cube you need to understand foreshortening


Drawing perfect cubes with different rotation in the same scene - that's a real first milestone. 

CONSTRUCT FORM, DECONSTRUCT FORM


One of the primary uses for perspective drawing is to analyse and understand form. It's an extremely powerful mental tool! This is how artists and designers create different views of the same design, turn it in space and create orthogonal views.


To be able to deconstruct blocky forms and redraw them (as seen to the left) is a challenge that require a solid understanding of the perspective drawing model beyond just placing vanishing points. Repeating the feat at least 5 times is a milestone in grit.

PLOT WITH MINIMALISTIC, DYNAMIC GRIDS


Drawing with vanishing points is the first step. Learning to draw cubes will allow you to construct (and deconstruct) any grids and geometry you need. The third milestone is to be able to let go of the cumbersome processes and start to draw in a more accurate, insightful and intuitive fashion. It's mad, but luckily there's method to this madness, and mehods can be taught.


Use insights from geometry and create strategies to recreate form from reference with a minimal use of plotted points and in short amount of time (~1 hour) to earn this milestone.