Perspective

Stanley Kubrick’s Use of One Point Perspective:
https://vimeo.com/48425421

Historical Examples of Perspective Drawings from Different Cultures/Viewpoints

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YES-due to distance and details

Used less floor. More accurate than this photo

grid components extend beyond the page

grid components extend beyond the page

example of application of grid on top of someones drawing2_0001

example of application of grid on top of someones drawing2_0002

ADDITIONAL EXAMPLE TO SHOW WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR

Print

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Examples of Perspective Drawings from the Early Renaissance

 No one would deny that the painter has nothing to do with things that are not visible. The painter is concerned solely with representing what can be seen.
—Leon Battista Alberti, 1435

In 1435, Leon Battista Alberti provided the first theory of what we now call linear perspective in his book, On Painting

The discovery of perspective is attributed to the architect Filippo Brunelleschi

The discovery of perspective is attributed to the architect Filippo Brunelleschi

Paolo Uccello was obsessed!

Paolo Uccello was obsessed!

Overlay study of Uchello's painting of the hunt

Overlay study of Uchello’s painting of the hunt

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Right and wrong choices for perspective drawing locations at the library (BELOW)

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perspective with grid by Jake Mutch
Two Point Perspective Examples:

 Learning Portfolio example

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Foreshortened Figure

Foreshortened and Chiaroscuro drawings (charcoal with white conte highlights)
 You will combine these elements in your in-class drawing -see definitions on handout


foreshortening,  method of rendering a specific object or figure in a picture in depth. The artist records, in varying degrees, the distortion that is seen by the eye when an object or figure is viewed at a distance or at an unusual angle.

chiaroscuro, ( from Italian: chiaro, “light”; scuro, “dark”)  technique employed in the visual arts to represent light and shadow as they define three-dimensional objects.

Alaiyo’s stages

Drawing and Measuring the Figure