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Perspective drawing handbook /

by D'Amelio, Joseph.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003Description: p. cm.ISBN: 0486432084 (pbk.).Subject(s): Perspective | Drawing -- TechniqueOnline resources: Publisher description
Contents:
1. Fundamentals -- 2. Reality and appearance -- 3. How we see for perspective drawing -- 4. Why appearance differs from reality : theory -- 5. Principle aids : vanishing points and eye level (horizon line) -- 6. Drawing the cube : prerequisite to understanding perspective -- 7. "One-point" and "two-point" perspective : when and why? -- 8. More on looking up, down, and straight ahead -- 9. Perspective distortion -- 10. Determining heights and widths -- 11. Determining depths -- 12. Inclined planes -- 13. Circles, cylinders, and cones -- 14. Shade and shadow.
Subject: This book offers numerous insights and shortcuts to drawing and sketching effectively. Describing mandatory skills for beginning and advanced students, the text covers such subjects as diminution, foreshortening, convergence, shade and shadow, and other visual principles of perspective drawing.
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Originally published: New York : Tudor Pub. Co., 1964.

1. Fundamentals -- 2. Reality and appearance -- 3. How we see for perspective drawing -- 4. Why appearance differs from reality : theory -- 5. Principle aids : vanishing points and eye level (horizon line) -- 6. Drawing the cube : prerequisite to understanding perspective -- 7. "One-point" and "two-point" perspective : when and why? -- 8. More on looking up, down, and straight ahead -- 9. Perspective distortion -- 10. Determining heights and widths -- 11. Determining depths -- 12. Inclined planes -- 13. Circles, cylinders, and cones -- 14. Shade and shadow.

This book offers numerous insights and shortcuts to drawing and sketching effectively. Describing mandatory skills for beginning and advanced students, the text covers such subjects as diminution, foreshortening, convergence, shade and shadow, and other visual principles of perspective drawing.

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Perspective drawing handbook / by D'Amelio, Joseph. ©1964

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