Perspective Without Pain [NOOK Book]

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Imagine perspective without pain?no T-squares, complicated equations or mechanical terms?just simple instructions and hands-on exercises to teach you how to create a sense of depth in your drawings and paintings. Now go a step further?imagine having fun with perspective. With this book, you will. Here Phil Metzger give you clear-cut guidelines in everyday terms?with a lot of friendliness and a little humor tossed in along the way. As an experienced artist, he understands how you work, and he knows that the last ...

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Perspective Without Pain

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Overview

Imagine perspective without pain—no T-squares, complicated equations or mechanical terms—just simple instructions and hands-on exercises to teach you how to create a sense of depth in your drawings and paintings. Now go a step further—imagine having fun with perspective. With this book, you will. Here Phil Metzger give you clear-cut guidelines in everyday terms—with a lot of friendliness and a little humor tossed in along the way. As an experienced artist, he understands how you work, and he knows that the last thing you need is a lot of rigid rules to tie you down. Here you'll learn techniques of perspective that will help your creativity—not hinder it.

You'll learn how to:

  • Achieve the illusion of depth by gradually diminishing the sizes of—and the distance between—similar objects
  • Use soft edged and less detail on objects in the background to make them seem farther away
  • Introduce depth simply by manipulating color and value
  • Draw from any viewpoint—on either side, above or below
  • Draw accurate angles without complicated measuring devices
  • Use perspective to track down the problem when something you've drawn just doesn't look right
  • Measures relative sizes and add the details that make the difference between a convincing pictures and an awkward one
  • Properly draw roads, paths, streets, fields and streams to suggest depth in a scene and to describe the flatness or hilliness of a landscape.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440311369
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/15/1992
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: ePub
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 823,658
  • File size: 13 MB
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