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Drawing Worm’s Eye View with One Vanishing Point


Here, you will learn to draw perspective drawings, with one vanishing point, with a worm’s eye view. To see something from a worm’s eye view means to see something from below, as if you were a worm.

Below, you’ll see images that illustrate the steps you need to complete to draw like this.

It’s smart to pull out a piece of paper and try for yourself as you follow these instructions. Use different colors if you have them. Once you’ve succeeded, try to do it again without the help of this guide.

Rule

How to Draw in Worm’s Eye Perspective

1.
Draw a horizon line slightly below the middle of your paper.
2.
Draw a vanishing point on this horizon line. You draw it as a dot somewhere on the line.
3.
Draw a rectangle above the horizon line.
4.
Draw straight lines from the corners of the rectangle to the vanishing point.
5.
Draw another rectangle below the first rectangle you drew. The second rectangle needs to be smaller than the first one, and the corners need to touch the straight lines you drew from the corners of the big rectangle.
6.
To embolden the box you’ve drawn, you thicken the lines of the box. The line segments you want to thicken are those that go between the corner of the two rectangles and those that go between the corners in the same rectangles.

Steps 1, 2 and 3:

Drawing of worm’s eye perspective 1

Step 4:

Drawing of worm’s eye perspective 2

Step 5:

Drawing of worm’s eye perspective 3

Step 6:

Drawing of worm’s eye perspective 4

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