Stanley Kubrick’s Use of One Point Perspective:
Historical Examples of Perspective Drawings from Different Cultures/Viewpoints
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
Two Point Perspective Examples:
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.