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The Twelve Renaissance Words
Squishing a shape to make one part look closer to your eye.
Placing an object lower on the surface of the paper will make it appear closer.
Draw objects larger to make them appear closer. Draw objects smaller to make them appear farther away.
Draw an object behind another object to make it look deeper in your picture.
Add darkness to the side of an objjct that faces away from your imaginary light source.
Add darkness to the ground next to the shaded side of an object, opposite the imaginary light source.
Draw lines curving around the object to give it shape and volume.
Draw a line behind the objects in your picture to create a reference background edge.
Draw objects very light and less distinct to make them appear farther away in the picture.
Add billions of cool nifty extra ideas to each of your drawings! Bonus ideas are brilliant!
Apply these twelve Renaissance words to your drawings each and every day! Draw at least one drawing adventure in this book each day!
Your brilliant superpositive mental attitude is very important when you are learning a new skill in life, especially drawing in 3-D!
Copyright © 1998 by Mark Kistler