The 5-Points Perspective (Fisheye) guide helps you draw backgrounds and objects with both horizontal and vertical curvilinear perspective. It provides a horizon line, a central vanishing point, used to draw lines on the z-axis, two vanishing points at the horizontal extremities, used to draw curvilinear horizontal lines, and two vanishing points at the vertical extremities, used to draw vertical lines.
The position, angle and size of the guide can be adjusted as needed.
- In the Tools toolbar, select either the
Brush, Pencil or Line tool.
- In the Guides view, make sure that the Enable Guides option button is toggled on.
- In the guides list, select the
5-Point Perspective (Fisheye)guide that you wish to make adjustments to.
In the Guides view, make sure the Show Reference Lines option button is toggled on. This will allow you to see how the adjustments you make to your guide affect its curves.
- Do one of the following:
- To reposition the guide, click and drag on its central vanishing point .
To rotate the guide, click and drag on its horizon line.TIPS
- When the mouse is positioned over the horizon line, the mouse cursor will change to to indicate that you are about to rotate the guide.
- When rotating a guide, its angle displays in the top-left corner of the
Stage or Cameraview.
- To scale up the guide, click and drag on one of the four outer vanishing points .
- Once you are done making adjustments to the guide, you can click on the Lock Guides button in the Guides view so as to avoid accidentally modifying your guide while drawing.