Perspective: An Essential Guide Featuring Basic Principles, Advanced Techniques, And Practical Applications

January 1, 1989|
Perspective: An Essential Guide Featuring Basic Principles, Advanced Techniques, And Practical Applications by William F. Powell
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Whether you specialize in drawing - even cartooning and animation - or 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!
William F. Powell was an internationally recognized artist and one of America’s foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student’s Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. He was professionally involv...
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Title:Perspective: An Essential Guide Featuring Basic Principles, Advanced Techniques, And Practical Applications
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:64 pages, 9.65 X 6.75 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 9.65 X 6.75 X 0.45 in
Published:January 1, 1989
Publisher:Walter Foster Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780929261133

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