Dramatic Art 125(Scene Painting)- Fall Quarter 2007

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3. Perspective - Laying Out a Canvas.

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The further away from the spectator, the smaller the object and the less tyhe lines are inclined.

Both cubes are at the same angle to the picture plane, but the one on the left has an altered form because it is off center.

How to construct a column capital.

Planes parallel to the picture do not dimish in the drawing, but planes perpendicular to them diminish according the the rules of perspective.

From Perspective for Art Students by R. G. Hatton

Plot out a perspective drawing on paper.

Perspective Classic Plates