Perspective Drawing is a definitive handbook covering all the major concepts of linear perspective. Written in a straightforward style, this textbook provides clear explanations of one-point, two-point, and three-point perspective drawing, and explores the perspective grid, shadows, reflections, plans and elevations, and fisheye and panoramic views. The book employs a highly visual design, with step-by-step illustrations and contemporary examples that connect theory with practice.
Perspective Drawing is intended for both the beginning student and the skilled practitioner. Presented in a compact format, this text covers introductory topics and more advanced techniques. The foundational skills of linear perspective are relevant to any creative field, including fine art, graphic design, advertising, illustration, animation, and interior design.
Perspective Drawing is an essential addition to any art and design library.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 - Linear Perspective
Chapter 2 - Tools & Techniques
Chapter 3 - One-Point Perspective
Chapter 4 - Two-Point Perspective
Chapter 5 - Three-Point Perspective
Chapter 6 - Non-Rectangular Forms
Chapter 7 - Proportion & Scaling
Chapter 8 - The Cone of Vision
Chapter 9 - Grids, Squares & Cubes
Chapter 10 - Plans & Elevations
Chapter 11 - Dynamic Planes
Chapter 12 - Combining Perspectives
Chapter 13 - Cast Shadows
Chapter 14 - Reflections
Chapter 15 - Multi-Point Perspective
Chapter 16 - Shade & Texture