Do you want to learn how to draw in linear perspective with one point perspective drawing techniques? We have put together a tutorial in which you will learn how to draw a locomotive train in 1 point perspective with easy step by step instructions. Good luck.
Linear perspective is represented by lines. These lines, if drawn from the top and bottom of an object, seem to run to one point, far in the distance. You can see this when you stand in the middle of a railroad track. The lines of the rails seem to run nearer together, and the details sort of disappear and turn grayish in color as they go farther away from you.
Now when you wish to represent the world on a flat surface all the parts of the view that we see, must be drawn as it appears in nature; making the objects smaller and dimmer as they are more distant.
If you rub starch very thinly over a pane of glass, and, when it is dry, shut one eye, and keeping the head in one position, trace the lines of the roofs, and windows, and pavements, which you see dimly through the coating of starch, when you are done, you will find that you have a picture in true perspective.
THE VANISHING POINT
You have, no doubt, seen a balloon go up, and noticed, when you were close to it, how large it was, and how as it went higher and farther, it grew smaller and smaller, and you watched it sailing through the sky, till it was a mere speck, and at last it was out of sight. This point, where the balloon goes out of sight, is called the vanishing point. The true horizon line, is where the lines drawn from the top and bottom of a row of houses, men, or other objects, meet and this horizon line is the point where the land and sky meet, and is always on a level with the eye.
Now lets draw a train in one point perspective.
Drawing Trains in 1 Point Perspective with Easy Step by Step Tutorial
Firstly, draw a horizontal line for the horizon line.
Now draw a point (for the vanishing point) on the left side of the horizon line (for the purposes of this specific tutorial).