66 Applying the Rules of Perspective

Whenever I think of drawing, my thoughts go back to those principles of perspective I mentioned a while back. The more I think about them, the more I come to believe they ought to be called the “All encompassing principles of drawing.” I never make a drawing without being conscious of them, and when I am having trouble with a drawing, I delve into those rules and they are a sure help. For those of you who were not privy to those simple but very valuable rules (which I “borrowed” from Bruce McIntyre), here they are.

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Take the one about diminishing size. That has to do with establishing a vanishing point on the ...

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