Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 19, 2011 - Architecture - 320 pages
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Master the art of perspective drawing with this updated edition

Basic Perspective Drawing, Fifth Edition gives artists, illustrators, designers, and architects an accessible visual guide for developing a firm and thorough grasp of the important principles and techniques for perspective drawing. Logically moving from simple concepts to specific tools and methods, the book provides accessible step-by-step illustrations on how to construct perspective views with graphic examples covering every key part of the process.

With the same attractive, easy-to-follow style that made previous editions so popular, this Fifth Edition adds new chapters on freehand sketching and rapid visualization, additional step-by-step examples, and new material demonstrating three-point views and methods of setting figures into perspective spaces. Basic Perspective Drawing, Fifth Edition is an invaluable learning tool that can be drawn in, written in, and highlighted to ensure effective understanding of the practices, concepts, and processes of perspective drawing.

  

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Contents

RENDERING PERSPECTIVE VIEWS FROM
19
Chapter 3
29
Chapter 4
40
Chapter 5
79
Chapter 6
94
CIRCLES AND CURVED SURFACES
111
Chapter 8
145
Chapter 9
158
FREEHAND SKETCHING AND RAPID
167
THE FIGURE IN PERSPECTIVE
179
Chapter 11
191
Chapter 12
201
Chapter 13
209
Appendix
221
Appendix
293
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JOHN MONTAGUE, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Design and Technology at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

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