Two-Point Perspective

In one-point perspective the height and the width of the object are parallel to the picture plane. In two-point perspective only the height is parallel to the picture plane. The other dimension recedes into the picture depth; therefore, it must have a set of imaginary extension lines and vanishing points. These vanishing points will also be established on the horizon line. The farther apart the points, the more we see of the sides. The closer together the points, the less we see of the sides. To keep the proportions fairly close to reality, lightly sketch in the general cubic form of the object and use the sketch to judge how much of each side you really see. In most cases, we see more of one side than the other. Notice ...

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