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Perspective is one of the most important concepts for an artist to understand. In this valuable beginner's guide, acclaimed artist Ernest Norling teaches you how to use perspective to create a sense of depth and realism in your artwork. Perspective covers techniques for drawing in one-, two-, and three-point perspective, as well as information on how to use vanishing points and the horizon line to establish believable depth. Special attention is given to learning to draw circles, cylinders, and people in perspective. Whether you specialize in drawing—even cartooning or animation—or painting in acrylic, pastel, oil, or watercolor, a good working knowledge of perspective is essential. Don't be surprised if you find yourself referring to this essential guide again and again!
These books offer a perfect introduction to the exciting world of drawing and painting. In addition to titles that offer insight into the fundamentals of art theory, such as color and perspective, the series offers two-book introductions to drawing, acrylic, oil, pastel, and watercolor. Each "Book One covers a wide range of subjects along with a number of basic art concepts and techniques, all clearly explained and illustrated. Each "Book Two presents more than a dozen step-by-step projects for popular subjects, from start to finish. The authors present each lesson with simple instructions and easy-to-follow steps.
Perspective is one of the most important concepts for an artist to understa