Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach

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Wiley, Aug 10, 1998 - Architecture - 272 pages
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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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Rendering Perspective
Plans Elevations
Constructing Perspective

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About the author (1998)

JOHN MONTAGUE, PhD, is Professor of Design and Technology at Buffalo State College, Buffalo, New York.

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