Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach / Edition 6

Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach / Edition 6

by John Montague
     
 

Master the art of perspective drawing with an updated edition of this bestselling guide

Basic Perspective Drawing, Sixth Edition gives artists, illustrators, designers, and architects an accessible guide for developing a firm and thorough grasp of the important principles and techniques for perspective drawing. Logically moving from simple concepts

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Master the art of perspective drawing with an updated edition of this bestselling guide

Basic Perspective Drawing, Sixth Edition gives artists, illustrators, designers, and architects an accessible guide for developing a firm and thorough grasp of the important principles and techniques for perspective drawing. Logically moving from simple concepts to specific tools and methods, the book provides clear step-by-step illustrations on how to construct perspective views with graphic examples covering every part of the process.

With the same attractive, easy-to-follow style that made previous editions so popular, the new, streamlined Sixth Edition contains must-have content for students and instructors in art and design, architecture, and interior design programs. Illustrations are updated to reflect the most current drawing styles and examples, and supplementary tutorial videos provide live-action demonstrations of some of the key topics discussed in the book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118134146
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/04/2013
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
422,436
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

JOHN MONTAGUE, PhD, is Professor of Design and Technology at Buffalo State College, Buffalo, New York.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 Overview

Chapter 2 Rendering Perspective Views from Observed Reality

Chapter 3 Plans, Elevations, and Paraline Projections

Chapter 4 Constructing Perspective Views

Chapter 5 Geometric Tools: Diagonals, Squares, and Cubes

Chapter 6 Sloping Planes and Surfaces

Chapter 7 Circles and Curved Surfaces

Chapter 8 Shadows and Reflections

Chapter 9 Freehand Sketching and Rapid Visualization

Chapter 10 The Figure in Perspective

Chapter 11 Shading and Rendering

Chapter 12 Aerial Perspective

Appendix A Examples of Perspective Views

Appendix B Notes on Studying and Teaching Perspective Drawing

Index

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