PERSPECTIVE & THE PICTURE PLANE

In the previous chapter, we discussed how to draw circles in perspective. In this chapter, we will focus on accurately drawing non-circular, hard-edged objects—boxes—in perspective. We will also discuss further uses of the picture plane, new information on applying accurate object dimensions and sizes in a complex still-life arrangement, and the best way to simplify a complex arrangement at the onset in order to more easily and successfully block in the subject matter.

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Part I: Perspective

Perspective is essentially your viewpoint. When someone asks you how you “feel” about a subject, the person wants to know your ...

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