The Basics II

This video continues to build on skills learnt in the previous video “How to Draw: The Basics of Lines…”. Using simple shapes of boxes, cubes, ellipses and cylinders, we build up to drawing a peanut butter jar and a Playstation controller.

How to Draw: The Basics of a Playstation Controller and Peanut Butter Jar by mattelder.com from Matt Elder on Vimeo.

Various section times are:

00:00 Introduction and Overview of drawings made in this video
01:41 Peanut Butter Jar
09:42 Playstation Controller Overview
11:00 3D Visual Breakdown
13:54 Playstation Controller Construction Lines
33:37 Playstation Controller Final Sketch Lines

Click photos below for high resolution versions used in the video / 3D file:

Playstation Controller by Matt Elder Perspective Photo

Playstation Controller by Matt Elder Perspective Photo

Playstation Controller by Matt Elder top view

Playstation Controller by Matt Elder top view

Playstation Controller by Matt Elder Side View

Playstation Controller by Matt Elder Side View



Playstation Controller Zip file containing .blend file

Matt Elder is a commercial artist who works for a video games company, along with painting traditional oil paintings for private clients and dabbling in 3D.

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