Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach
A brand-new edition of the popular illustrated guide to basic perspective drawing . . .
Basic Perspective Drawing uses a clear and accessible visual format to help students and professional artists, illustrators, designers, and architects gain a firm and thorough grasp of the major principles and techniques of perspective drawing. Moving logically from simple concepts to specific tools and methods, it shows how to construct perspective views one step at a time, with illustrated examples that cover every key part of the process.
This Third Edition comes with dozens of drawings that make it easy to learn by doing, plus all-new chapters on freehand sketching, scaling the human figure, shading techniques, computer applications, and more.
An ideal coursework or self-study companion for students as well as a valuable reference for professionals, Basic Perspective Drawing, Third Edition provides an invaluable orientation and foundation for understanding the optical world and how it works.
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3-D model 45-degree vanishing point Aerial Perspective allel axis camera center of vision Chapter Class cone of vision connect construct corner cubes curved plane curved surfaces cylinder degrees depth diagonal distance drawn Elevation Obliques ellipses example eye level Find the angle frame Geometric primitives ground plane height HL VP horizon line ishing point Isometric Isometric Projections left vanishing point light source linear perspective lines of sight mark measuring point method mirror Note Oblique Projection Observed Reality one-point one-point-perspective setup paraline drawings Paraline Projections perpendicular picture plane plan oblique plans and elevations point for shadows rapid visualization exercises receding planes rectangle reference points reflecting surface scale shape side sketch Sloping Planes solid modeling space spheres of disappearance spirals squares station point techniques touches the picture ture plane two-dimensional two-point vertical line vertical measuring line vertical vanishing line vertical vanishing point viewer wide-angle lens Wireframe modeling