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100 Things Every Artist Should Know by Artists of Walter Foster

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CHAPTER 8

perspective and proportion

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Linear Perspective

Perspective is the representation of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface. It’s responsible for creating the illusion of depth and distance. Many artists try to make perspective into something more difficult than it is. The truth is, you’ve already seen perspective in action—you just didn’t know what to call it. The rules of perspective simply explain the reasons behind what ...

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