The Art of Perspective

The Art of Perspective

Book - 2011
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Perspective is the art of understanding the space that surrounds us, and then having the skill to reproduce what we see in an image-to flatten the world on a sheet of paper. This clear and richly illustrated book features more than 400 diagrams that introduce artists, graphic designers, and architects to the principles of perspective, so that they can create their own illusion of reality.

Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc.

Perspective is the art of understanding and reproducing the space surrounding us - an attempt to 'flatten' what is seen on a sheet of paper. It links graphic combinations to explain space just as language links words to explain thought. Perspective passes through an awareness of the space surrounding us. It puts at stake the artist's deductive ability to capture a place, a direction or the way a surface behaves. It's about establishing the interplay between spatial reasoning and visual disorder, sorting out information and providing a viewing point; conveying a 'graphic' space and 'spatial' graphics. This clear and richly illustrated book with more than 400 diagrams introduces artists, graphic designers and architects to the principles of perspective so that they can create their own illusion of reality.



Publisher: London : New Holland Publishers Ltd., 2011
Description: 143 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 27 cm
ISBN: 9781847738158
184773815X
Branch Call Number: 742 Leb

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