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Perspective Made Easy

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Publisher Comments:

Perspective is easy; yet, surprisingly few artists know the simple rules that make it so. Now they can remedy that situation with this step-by-step book, the first devoted entirely to clarifying the laws of perspective. Using over 250 simple line drawings, the author leads the reader through every important concept. 256 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Horizon, vanishing point, shade and shadow, much more. 256 illus.

Synopsis:

Perspective is easy; yet, surprisingly few artists know the simple rules that make it so. Remedy that situation with this simple, step-by-step book, the first devoted entirely to the topic. 256 illustrations.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD

STEP ONE

  The Horizon

  The Vanishing Point

  The Eye-Level

STEP TWO

  The Eye-Level and Its Relationship to Perspective Drawing

STEP THREE

  Parallel lines as We Seem Them

  Parallel Lines Related to One-Point Perspective

STEP FOUR

  The Three Sets of Parallels

  Locating the Point and the Eye-Level

STEP FIVE

  The Two Vanishing Points

  "The "Height" Lines"

STEP SIX

  Placing the Two Vanishing Points

  The Error of Close Spacing

STEP SEVEN

  Showing How the Vanishing Points Move in Relationship to One Another

STEP EIGHT

  Building Perspective with Bricks

STEP NINE

  Placing Figures and Objects in a Drawing

STEP TEN

  Center of Interest

  Changing the View

  Roofs in Perspective

STEP ELEVEN

  Interiors

  Placing of Furniture

STEP TWELVE

  Finding the Center

  Dividing Spaces into Halves

  Practical Applications

STEP THIRTEEN

  Cylinders in Perspective

  Drawing Ellipses

STEP FOURTEEN

  Practical Uses of Cylinders in Drawing

  Dividing the Circle

STEP FIFTEEN

  Dividing a Surface in Perspective

  Drawing a Checkerboard

STEP SIXTEEN

  Shade and Shadow

STEP SEVENTEEN

  Reflections

STEP EIGHTEEN

  Unusual Perspective

  Up-and-Down Points

  Examples

STEP NINETEEN

  Perspective Downhill

  Perspective Uphill

  The False Eye-Level

STEP TWENTY

  Mechanical Perspective

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486404738
Author:
Norling, Ernest
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Norling, Ernest R.
Author:
Norling, Ernest
Author:
Art Instruction
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Perspective
Subject:
Drawing - General
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Art Instruction
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.7 lb

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