Finding car proportions (Scott Robertson)
Hey everyone, in need of some help here!
I'm working through Scott Robertsons car DVD, but have some trouble figuring out how to get the proportion sketches right. From what I can see, he basically draws any kind of ellipse to begin with, then a square around that and just multiplies the square to find the length of the vehicle. Trying this technique, I keep running into this issue (where the minor axis meet don't line up with the vanishing point of the square on the horizon line).
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I've tried rewatching the bit he does on this technique and I for the life of me can't figure out what I'm doing wrong in the process, even though it would seem like a basic thing to do. I also don't understand how he mirrors the square to the other side with an ellipse (what determines the width of the ellipse, can't you draw any kind of ellipse while still hitting the center point of the wheel and have the verticals match?).
Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!