Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach / Edition 6

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Overview

The best-selling guide…now completely updated to include online tutorials!

Basic Perspective Drawing introduces students, both those in formal design courses and self-learners, to the basic principles and techniques of perspective drawing. Clear and accessible illustrations show how to construct perspective views one step at a time. The new, streamlined Sixth Edition contains must-have content for students and instructors in art and design, architecture, and interior design programs. Updated illustrations reflect the most current drawing styles and examples while supplementary tutorial videos, grouped by architectural disciplines, interior design, and studio art/illustration, provide live-action demonstrations of key topics discussed in the book.

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  • Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach, 6th Edition
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A course or self-study text or professional reference for artists, illustrators, designers, and architects. Demonstrates rather than describes the principles and techniques of perspective drawing, moving from simple concepts to specific tools and methods. The third edition includes new chapters on freehand sketching, scaling the human figure, shading techniques, computer applications, and other topics; no dates are noted for earlier editions. No bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118134146
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/4/2013
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 288,867
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

John Montague, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Design and Technology at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.

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Table of Contents

PREFACE vii

Chapter 1

OVERVIEW 1

Chapter 2 RENDERING PERSPECTIVE VIEWS FROM OBSERVED REALITY 19

Chapter 3 PLANS, ELEVATIONS, AND PARALINE PROJECTIONS 29

Chapter 4 CONSTRUCTING PERSPECTIVE VIEWS 40

Chapter 5 GEOMETRIC TOOLS: DIAGONALS, SQUARES, AND CUBES 79

Chapter 6 SLOPING PLANES AND SURFACES 94

Chapter 7 CIRCLES AND CURVED SURFACES 111

Chapter 8 SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS 145

Chapter 9 FREEHAND SKETCHING AND RAPID VISUALIZATION 167

Chapter 10 THE FIGURE IN PERSPECTIVE 179

Chapter 11 SHADING AND RENDERING 191

Chapter 12 AERIAL PERSPECTIVE 201

Appendix A EXAMPLES OF PERSPECTIVE VIEWS 209

Appendix B NOTES ON STUDYING AND TEACHING PERSPECTIVE DRAWING 261

INDEX 267

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