## A Text Book on Perspective ... |

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500 to left angle of 450 Angular Perspective back of P. P. back of Picture base circle cone of rays cube diagram diameter direct perspective draw a line draw lines draw vertical lines DRAWING PLATE erect a perpendicular erect a vertical farther feet front elevation front of P. P. Ground Line horizon line INSTRUCTIONS FOR DRAWING intersects the line left of P. V. R. left of spectator line cuts line from M. P. line G line I. J. line intersects line to C. V. line vanishes line Y. Z. lines parallel lines running directly measuring line measuring point nearest corner paper parallel to A. B. perspective drawing Picture Plane Place into perspective points draw points to M. P. prism protractor radius right of spectator run a line run lines semi-circle side elevation spective sphere student triangle vanishes at 500 vanishing and measuring vanishing line vanishing parallel vanishing point

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Page 7 - Since the horizon is always on a level with the eye of the observer, the distance between the ground line and the horizon represents the elevation of SP above the ground plane (Figs.

Page 10 - The picture plane is a transparent vertical plane interposed between the eye of the spectator and the object to be drawn.

Page 14 - PVR makes an angle at 90° with the picture plane and horizon line, and all lines running directly away from or perpendicular to the picture plane vanish to the same point as this line, the CV The lines running from D. and D'.