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Perspective Without Pain (North Light 20th Anniversary Classic Editions)

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  • Seller:cherrybooks
  • Sales Rank:62,180
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Reprint
  • Pages:144
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1.3
  • Dimensions (in):11 x 7.7 x 0.5
  • Publication Date:March 15, 1992
  • MPN:BKD137
  • ISBN:0891344462
  • EAN:9780891344469
  • ASIN:0891344462
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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 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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