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Freehand Perspective Drawing for Designers

Freehand Perspective Drawing for Designers

Chelsea College of Arts
Taught by
Gianfrancesco de Falco


Join Freehand Perspective Drawing for Designers and through tutorials and demonstrations, learn how to produce quick freehand sketches of your design ideas, as well as exploring a range of different rendering techniques.

Even if you've studied freehand drawing in the past, it's a skill that often needs refreshing. This course will focus on drawing up a room or space. You will learn the fundamentals of drawing including how to create sketch perspectives, create scale and introduce texture.

You'll leave the course having completed a number of freehand drawings, along with the thinking tools to continue your freehand practice.

Topics covered

  • Drawing the interior of the studio from 1 point perspective 
  • Drawing the interior of the studio from 1 point perspective from a changed perspective
  • Draw the interior of the studio in 2 point perspective 
  • Design journal magazine in 2 point perspective
  • Constructing and rendering either a 1 or 2 point perspective from floor plan
Course outcomes
You'll leave the course having created a number of completed drawings. You will feel confident to sketch from a plan and you'll be able to create realistic 3D sketches to fully communicate your ideas to clients, colleagues and manufacturers.

Who should attend
Suitable for those completely new to freehand perspective drawing or a perfect refresher for those who have practiced before. All levels are welcome.

All Levels welcome

View PDF to explore progression: Interior Design: Your Journey [188kb]

Tutor Description

Gianfrancesco De Falco holds a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Naples in Italy and is currently working as an Interior and Product Designer in London.

He grew up professionally between Italy, Spain and England, successfully performing in different roles for the Interior Design industry.

Since he moved to London, he has opened his own Design studio primarily focused on residential projects and Ready Made which focuses on creating furniture, and assembling everyday objects which he likes to manipulate.

His works have been extensively shown in various international exhibitions:

  • Ferrara ( Italy ) - Venice art fair

  • Rimini (Italy ) - Ecomondo

  • Asolo ( Italy ) - Asolo Recycled Art Festival

  • Bari ( Italy ) - Rifiuti in cerca d'autore

  • Salerno (Italy )- Rifiuti in cerca d'autore - Second life

  • Mercato San severivo (Italy) - Rifuiti in cerca d'autore - second life

  • Rmini (Italy) - Rifuiti in cerca d'autore - second life

  • Brescia (Italy) - Ri-creare- Il rifiuto nasce ad arte

  • La Spezia (Italy) -Ecocentrica 2011

  • Rimini (Italy) - Ecomondo


Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • A 'black gel' or 'rollerball pen' (e.g Muji 0.5)

  • A 2H and 2B pencil

  • An eraser

Further materials to buy will be discussed with your tutor on the first day, but IF you have the following, bring them along:

  • 'Promarker Permanent Twin Tip' (Special offers in Cass Art) or Magic marker pens (Range of Greys - Warm, and Ice or Cool, and Sandstone/ Saffron or Gold, and Pastel Blue)

  • Coloured pencils

Available dates