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Storyboards: Motion In Art, 3rd Edition by Mark A. Simon

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CHAPTER 8

Sketching Perspective

Storyboarding is a quick art. We seldom have the luxury of taking our time to create fine illustrations. Therefore, we have to be able to quickly sketch not only people and cars but any object in perspective.

While we storyboard artists may not use straightedges for our quick perspective sketches, we do have to know the process well enough for our sketches to capture the depth that perspective portrays.

Perspective refers to nonparallel lines in a drawing that converge at a point in space called the vanishing point. There are two main types of vanishing points. Horizontal lines have vanishing points that sit on the horizon, where the earth meets the sky, and vertical lines have vanishing points off of the horizon ...

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