The Art of Perspective

The Ultimate Guide for Artists in Every Medium
Author: Phil Metzger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781581808551
Category: Art
Page: 208
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Readers will learn how to create perspective on a flat surface using a variety of media--including acrylic, oil, watercolor, graphite, and more--in this guide that starts simply and gradually introduces more and more challenging subjects. Original.

Perspective for Artists


Author: Rex Vicat Cole
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486134547
Category: Art
Page: 288
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Depth, perspective of sky and sea, shadows, much more, not usually covered. 391 diagrams, 81 reproductions of drawings and paintings.

Perspective Drawing Handbook


Author: Joseph D'Amelio
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486317307
Category: Art
Page: 96
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DIVConcisely written text accompanied by more than 150 simply drawn illustrations together demonstrate vanishing points and eye level and explain such concepts as appearance versus reality and perspective distortion. /div

The North Light Artist's Guide to Materials & Techniques


Author: Philip W. Metzger
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 192
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"Organized by medium for easy reference, The North Light Artist's Guide to Materials & Techniques tells you everything you need to know to buy and use art materials today." "You'll also learn which materials and techniques popular North Light artists use, along with favorite tricks they've picked up over the years." "Whether you're thinking of trying a new medium or you just want to explore the options in your current medium, this reference guide will help you make the right choices for your art."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Pencil Magic


Author: Phil Metzger
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781581805840
Category: Art
Page: 216
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Create Spectacular Landscape Drawings while Mastering the Basics! Inside Pencil Magic, author and artist Phil Metzger will help you develop your artistic skills with just two simple tools: pencil and paper. Whether you're a beginning artist or a pro looking to sharpen your skills, you'll find invaluable information for mastering the fundamentals of drawing including: Basic strokes including flat, crosshatching and directional strokes Drawing styles from quick sketches to detailed blended-stroke drawings Strategies for accurately capturing measurements and proportions How to draw landscape elements including trees, shadows and paths Methods of conquering perspective Pencil Magic provides all of the step-by-step guidance and inspiration you need for capturing realistic landscape details. It's loaded with helpful tips and advice as well as nearly 600 sketches and drawings. These reliable, proven drawing techniques will help you achieve satisfying results in all your work.

The Art of Perspective


Author: Yves Leblanc
Publisher: New Holland Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781847738158
Category: Art
Page: 143
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Perspective is the art of understanding the space that surrounds us, and then having the skill to reproduce what we see in an image-to ? flatten” the world on a sheet of paper. This clear and richly illustrated book features more than 400 diagrams that introduce artists, graphic designers, and architects to the principles of perspective, so that they can create their own illusion of reality.

Perspective

An essential guide featuring basic principles, advanced techniques, and practical applications
Author: William F Powell
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 1610580834
Category: Art
Page: 64
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DIVWhether you specialize in drawing—even cartooning and animationùor prefer media such as acrylic, oil, pastel, or watercolor, a good knowledge of perspective is invaluable. It is the foundation of all great paintings and drawings, no matter what medium. Perspective shows you everything you need to know to make objects look three dimensional. Practice the methods of measuring and dividing areas proportionately; then learn how we perceive depth and distance, and how to render it correctly on paper or canvas. You will learn the basics and beyond, covering concepts like foreshortening; cast shadows; reflections; and even one-, two-, and three-point perspective. And once you have a good grasp of the basics, it's easy to graduate to more complex and irregular forms. This comprehensive guide will show you how!/div

Watercolor Basics - Perspective Secrets


Author: Phil Metzger
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9780891348801
Category: Art
Page: 128
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Create Space and Depth in your Watercolors! &break;&break;Psst! If you want to learn the secrets to creating depth and realism in your watercolor paintings, take a look in this book! You'll find easy tricks for fooling the eye into seeing your paintings in three dimensions - from the basic rules of linear perspective to size and space variations, overlapping, aerial perspective and other techniques. Everything's explained in simple language with step-by-step demonstrations showing how to apply the principles to a variety of subjects. With this clear and practical instruction, it's easier than you might think to put your paintings into perspective!

Just for Fun: Perspective

More Than 100 Fun and Simple Step-by-step Projects for Learning the Art of Basic Perspective
Author: Lise Herzog
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 1633224163
Category: Art
Page: 160
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Just for Fun: Perspective takes a complicated topic and makes it easy and fun for aspiring artists and art enthusiasts! Even if you've never picked up a pencil or paintbrush, you can follow the simple, step-by-step instructions, and create realistic, proportionate artwork using perspective. Featured subjects start with basic lines and shapes, then slowly progress with each new step to fully rendered artwork. Just for Fun: Perspective saves the technical aspects of drawing and painting for more advanced students and prefers to touch upon the key concepts and fundamentals of perspective. Learn about the differences between one-, two-, and three-point perspective; vanishing points; and methods for measuring and dividing areas of a subject or scene proportionately. Use basic lessons on depth and distance to add color and create your own drawings and paintings with step-by-step instructions for shapes, architecture, portraits, animals, street scenes, and more. With approachable and contemporary drawings and paintings as well as lots of tips, instructions, and inspiration, Just for Fun: Perspective will have even the most artistically challenged individuals mastering perspective in no time.

Creative Perspective for Artists and Illustrators


Author: Ernest W. Watson
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486137732
Category: Art
Page: 160
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Distinguished art educator and publisher shows importance of classic perspective rules — and when to violate them. Picture plane, foreshortening and convergence, other topics. Analysis of works by leading artists and illustrators. 349 illustrations.

Drawing Perspective

How to See It and How to Apply It
Author: Paul Heaston,Matthew Brehm
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438006598
Category: Art
Page: 144
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This hands-on guide to understanding perspective will is perfect for anyone who wants to draw or paint--in any genre or medium. Interactive features include Image Quizzes, Perspective Chambers, and unique exercises with more than 100 vanishing points to figure out.

The Artist's Illustrated Encyclopedia

Techniques, Materials, and Terms
Author: Philip W. Metzger
Publisher: Northlight
ISBN: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 486
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Presents more than one thousand art terms and descriptions, and includes sidebars and illustrated examples.

Perspective for the Absolute Beginner

A Clear and Easy Guide to Successful Perspective Drawing
Author: Mary Willenbrink
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781440343681
Category: Art
Page: 128
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"Perspective made simple. How to draw in a realistic style. Perspective is arguably the most important element of drawing and also one of the most difficult to master. It's what gives drawings dimension and is the key to realistic drawing."--Publisher's description.

Perspective Drawing for Beginners

Easy Guide on Drawing in Perspective and Improving Your Visual Creativity
Author: Karen D. Reed
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781542885317
Category:
Page: N.A
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+ FREE BOOK Buy this book and get BOOK for FREE Welcome to this guide book on Perspective Drawing. Now if you aren't familiar with that style of drawing, allow me to take a minute or so to explain what that means. You know your perspective, which is the viewpoint from which you see, and then drawing it which is transcribing the visual representation of such a viewpoint onto paper. As you will learn in this book, perspective drawing isn't just a tool but an art form and can be vastly enjoyable as well as utilized. So now that we've got this lengthy intro out of the way, it's time to grab your rulers and your pencils, and dive in to the first project! Onward and upward friends! Here is a preview of what you'll learn: - Simple Building - Street Sketching - Drawing a House - Drawing Street Scenes - Street sketching. Creating complex forms - Sketching some objects - More Examples Enjoy reading and practicing, and do not forget to receive your FREE BONUS BOOK All the instructions you will find at the end of the book. Good luck!

How to Draw Cool Stuff

A Drawing Guide for Teachers and Students
Author: Catherine Holmes
Publisher: Library Tales Publishing
ISBN: 0615991424
Category: Design
Page: 254
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How to Draw Cool Stuff shows simple step-by-step illustrations that make it easy for anyone to draw cool stuff with precision and confidence. These pages will guide you through the basic principles of illustration by concentrating on easy-to-learn shapes that build into complex drawings. With the step-by-step guidelines provided, anything can become easy to draw. This book contains a series of fun, hands-on exercises that will help you see line, shape, space and other elements in everyday objects and turn them into detailed works of art in just a few simple steps. The exercises in this book will help train your brain so you can visualize ordinary objects in a different manner, allowing you to see through the eyes of an artist. From photorealistic faces to holiday themes and tattoo drawings, How to Draw Cool Stuff makes drawing easier than you would think and more fun than you ever imagined! Now is the time to learn how to draw the subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing. How to Draw Cool Stuff is suitable for artists of any age benefiting everyone from teachers and students to self-learners and hobbyists. How to Draw Cool Stuff will help you realize your artistic potential and expose you to the pure joy of drawing!

Vanishing Point

Perspective for Comics from the Ground Up
Author: Jason Cheeseman-Meyer
Publisher: IMPACT
ISBN: 9781581809541
Category: Art
Page: 128
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Master perspective like the pros! Vanishing Point shows you how to conquer the fundamentals of perspective drawing and then equips you with technical tricks and tools that make dynamic and complex scenes a snap. This complete guide helps you build your understanding of perspective to an intuitive level so you can draw anything you can imagine. Inside you'll find: Complete instruction on drawing in one-, two- and three-point perspective and four- and five-point curvilinear perspective (where "straight" lines are drawn as curves). Curvilinear perspective has not been taught in any other perspective book - until now! Full-color, step-by-step demonstrations move you beyond the theories and let you practice the techniques in real scenes. A special chapter on drawing curves helps you break out of the box and draw cylinders, ellipses, cars and, most importantly, people in perfect perspective. Shortcuts and tips show you how to create believable perspective in no time flat. No matter what your skill level, Vanishing Point offers you a new way of looking at perspective and lets you draw as though you have decades of drawing experience - even if you don't. You'll learn everything you need to know to pour your imagination on the page with power and confidence.

The Complete Artist's Manual

The Definitive Guide to Painting and Drawing
Author: Simon Jennings
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452137226
Category: Art
Page: 400
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The practical, accessible painting and drawing guidance that made The Artist's Manual and The New Artist's Manual beloved classics now returns in a new ebook. With the same breadth of content as the originals, this updated version is packed with easy to follow instructions, including comprehensive information about all varieties of materials and tools, along with hundreds of critical techniques for mastering composition, color, line, tone, and more. Copiously illustrated in 1,300 color photos and examples from working artists, this new edition is the definitive guide for artists of every skill level looking to begin, develop, and perfect their skills. The Complete Artist's Manual is today's essential studio companion.

Perspective


Author: Tim Fisher
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
ISBN: 9781782211112
Category: ART
Page: 112
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Tim Fisher gives a masterclass in perspective drawing, from one-point, two-point and multiple point right through to curvilinear perspective. Tim Fisher shows how to create convincing perspective in all aspects of drawing, from facial features to boats, stairways, reflections and domes. There is a section on common perspective mistakes to identify and avoid.

100 Things Every Artist Should Know

Tips, tricks & essential concepts
Author: Artists of Walter Foster
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 1610586042
Category: Art
Page: 128
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What's the best way to stretch watercolor paper? What basic materials do I need to start oil painting? How can I use color to create mood in my paintings? Readers can find answers to these questions and much more in 100 Things Every Artist Should Know. This broad book aims to equip and inspire beginners with fundamental art knowledge, as well as provide a refresher course for more experienced artists. Readers can discover or re-discover essential concepts, tips, and techniques distilled into a collection of 100 instructional entries by a range of Walter Foster authors. From lessons on value and color theory to helpful shortcuts, this book seeks to cover it all!