How to Draw a Room in 1-Point Perspective for Beginners

How to Draw a Room in 1-Point Perspective for Beginners

Hi, Tom here and welcome to my new
Circle Line Art School video: How to Draw a Room in One Point Perspective for
Beginners, in one point perspective two parallel
lines, which are going towards the vanishing point, will look like, if they
continued they would actually meet exactly at the vanishing point and the vanishing
point is always on the horizon line, the first step is to draw a horizontal
line slightly above the middle of your page, next draw a cross at the center of
this line, this cross is the vanishing point and the line is the horizon line
the vanishing point must be on this horizontal line and as the drawing is in
one point perspective we need just the one vanishing point which is our cross,
now we can draw a rectangle for the back wall of our room, draw the rectangle in the center of your
page with the horizon line going through it and the vanishing point in its center, next to draw the sides of the wall
of our room, all we need to do is draw four lines from the vanishing point, now each
line needs to go past one of the corners of our rectangle which is the back wall
of our room, you could use ruler for these straight lines if you wish, so now it’s a bit like looking into a
box, next we can draw a line from the vanishing point to the left, to the left
side of the paper, this new line going towards the left
will help us find the top of a door, now we can draw two vertical lines from this
new diagonal line, and now we have a door in one point perspective,
next we can draw two more lines from the vanishing point coming towards us, these
will help us find the side of a table now we just need to draw two horizontal
lines parallel to the other horizontal lines in the drawing, to make the top of
the table in one point perspective next we can draw the two table legs at
the front of the table first, just two straight vertical lines of equal length, now we can add two more vertical lines
from the back corners of the table for the two back legs, so now we’ve got a
table with four legs, we can now erase some of the dark lines
that we no longer need in this drawing and add some details to the table, we can
draw a second horizontal line at the front edge to give the tabletop a
thickness, we can double up the vertical lines at the front the front, the front table legs, to make them look more solid, as the vanishing point is in the middle of the
table, the tables in the middle of the vanishing point, will be able to see the
sides of the left table leg on the side of the right table leg and the bottom of
each of the table legs this bottom side of each of the table legs will go as a
diagonal line all the way to our vanishing point, we can repeat this
process for the back legs of the table, again the base of the legs will go
towards our vanishing point and this baseline, this diagonal line is going to the
vanishing point and will also go forwards, towards the front table legs too, so
it’ll be one line; now we have a room, a door and a table in one point
perspective, next we can add some evenly spaced marks at the base of the back of
the wall, at this rectangle at the back of the drawing, and then we need a series of lines which
originate, which start, from the vanishing point and go past each of these spaced
marks and we can draw them coming towards us, and these will be floorboards now we can
lines from our vanishing point going towards the right side of the paper,
these will show us the top and the bottom lines of a window in perspective,
in one point perspective, next we just need to draw two vertical lines between
these two diagonal lines, but the side thickness of the wall of the room, these
two short horizontal lines will just be horizontal, they won’t be in perspective
because we’re looking straight at them, in the same way that we’re looking
straight at the back of the room, which is, just stays as a rectangle, the only
lines which are distorted are lines that going away from us, next we could add a door handle to the
door, it is now time to raise some of the
lines that we no longer need on the back wall of our room, we could add a big
window on the wall we just need to draw a rectangle for
this, but we can use the vanishing point again, as our window that I’ve drawn is
in the center and the vanishing points in the middle of the window, more or less, so
we can draw lines to work out the thickness at the corners of the windows,
the thickness of the wall of the room, so again it’s the same process that we used
for the drawing at the beginning, the basic shape of the room at the beginning,
we just need to draw a diagonal line from each of the corners of the
rectangle and then we need to draw another rectangle within that and that
will create the thickness of the wall next we could add a straight vertical line
from the ceiling, a short straight vertical line from the ceiling, and then
draw a light shade and light bulb, the base of the light shade will just be a
small ellipse, a squashed circle, a circle seen in perspective and then just put
two lines to make it a triangle at the top and a little semicircle inside it to
make it a simple light, for the next step, so we’ll add some more details to this
drawing and then I’ll add some simple shadows too… I post a new drawing every Saturday
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perspective video right now thank you for watching and see you next time!

98 thoughts on “How to Draw a Room in 1-Point Perspective for Beginners

  1. Thank you for teaching us how to draw. Very much appreciated it.

  2. 😮

  3. Thanks so much! I struggled all these days. Now this is helpful😉

  4. Good drawing

  5. Really nice lessons, keep it up! 🙂

  6. Excellent video.

  7. Wow

  8. Cute view 😍

  9. Great work.

  10. Fabulous! I love your work and your tutorial is really damn good and I learnt lot of things from your videos thanks for teaching us.

  11. Thank You.

  12. These perspective drawings are amazing. Would you be able to do a bicycle in perspective? I am trying to draw one leaning against a wall so the strategy to do that would be awesome.

  13. I always watch the video, and I think it's cool. I watch today's video very well.Have a nice day.

  14. Perfect fundamental concept.

  15. Sir, Please draw some super hero pictures or natural places. Thank you

  16. Extremely helpful and well explained. My 12 year old
    son used this as a tutorial to understand point perspective and it offered him a solid starting ground on which he is now willing to expand.

  17. Super

  18. It worked for me… Thanks a lot…

  19. Thanks a lot it was verey great video

  20. Major help! Thank you so much.

  21. Nice bro 😎

  22. This is so beautiful, I love it!

  23. loved it. very useful. and i like how you explain while drawing.

  24. Excellent work sir

  25. I truly appreciate your freehand

  26. Thank you!!! from japan

  27. There is a table, but wher is the chair ???

  28. Very happy with the result this is the third guide of your's that i have followed. Very happy with the outcome.

    You are now my go to Drawing Youtuber 😀

  29. Wow …

  30. Bravo

  31. You are really an amazing person

  32. WOWWW

  33. Thank you Soo much . It will help me a lot for my design exam .

  34. Fabulous… And lovely art

  35. Thanks dude this video helped me a lot..☺️☺️

  36. thats really good

  37. You are incredible!

  38. Thank youu so much i really liked it.. u explain it wonderfully

  39. Amazing! Helped me so much with my uni portfolio

  40. Very niiiiice

  41. Good for those considering interior design

  42. nice

  43. wow very good

  44. Thank you for the video

  45. thank for you help me thanks to you I can to draw this wonderfull pictures Thanks a lot!

  46. I didn’t want him to stop drawing! So therapeutic to watch – what a talent!

  47. Thanks

  48. You have inspired me to start drawing again…use to draw all the time….thank you….you are awesome…artist…

  49. cool vid-eo man

  50. Hello Tom, I love this channel. Thanks for sharing and teaching Greatings from Costa Rica.

  51. Thank so much I have learnt so much from your wonderful art work and the technic. I just wish if I can draw like you One day cheers mate

  52. Excellent thank you

  53. super cool and amazing video

  54. That was great, thanks

  55. Magnificent…you are professor of drawing

  56. Thank you so much

  57. nice

  58. Thank you so much for this vèdio

  59. Genius

  60. Perfect… Thank you so much for explanation! I was searching for this lessons

  61. Perfect to learn , thnx.

  62. It is very beautiful drawing🤗

  63. w

  64. Nice vid , mate

  65. You did really good explaining!!! so helpful thank you!!!!:)

  66. I love these videos honestly, salute for architecture students!

  67. Amazing 😍😍

  68. This helped me a lot with the comic im working on!

  69. Wow that's amazing

  70. Wow that's amazing

  71. This vid is recomended, thanks for the step

  72. OMFG.. you are awesome

  73. That is so peaceful and calm at the end. Beautiful, simple drawing and great music. Subscribe.

  74. Thanks,it help me a lot 🤗🤗

  75. This is helpful.

  76. Thanks u very much. MUCH APPRECIATED.

  77. Loving the 1 point perspective drawings 👍. Great skills. Even motivated me to pick up the pencil again!

  78. Thank you

  79. Beautiful! I'll give it a try. Greetings from Mexico City.

  80. i actually got an A+ by copying this lol

  81. This video is so helpful! 💙

  82. Excellent step by step directions!!! Thank You!!!

  83. this is cool i like it

  84. I'm so glad to find you. Excellent teaching, crispy clean and clear. Thank you so much! I am looking forward to hear from you to enroll in your class when it becomes avalible at next time. You are a excellent teacher.

  85. Excellent

  86. Thank you its amaizing don't stop l very love it

  87. Thank you really simple to understand and learn

  88. This is so cool

  89. Aaahhh so relaxing to watch

  90. Thank you you helped me a lot!

  91. Excelente 😳😳👏👏👏✏️✏️👏👏👏

  92. Hey., It's amazing

  93. Hey,. It's amazing

  94. Good 👌

  95. Thank you for teaching

  96. THANK YOU!

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