During the Renaissance, from roughly the 14th to 16th century, there were many advances in science, math, philosophy, and art. One of the most monumental advances in art was the development of linear perspective. Linear perspective uses principles of math to realistically portray space and depth in art. Renaissance artists were largely concerned with painting realistic scenes, and linear perspective gave them a reliable method to accomplish this realism, which helped make their paintings all the more captivating!
First, watch the video above for a tutorial on how create a drawing utilizing linear perspective.
Now, go back and follow along with the instructor, going step-by-step to recreate the drawing in the video.