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Perspective for artists : the practice & theory of perspective as applied to pictures, with a section dealing with its application to architecture

By: Series: Dover art instruction and reference booksPublication details: Dover Publications New York, 1976Description: 279 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmISBN:
  • 9780486224879
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 701.8 COL
Contents:
The Principle of Perspective in Theory The Rules of Perspective and Their Application Depths The Use of Plans in Sketching Foreshortened Surfaces Inclined Planes The Circle Arches How to Draw Curves by Straight Lines Architecture of the Village Concerning Domes, Turrets and Steeples Perspective of the Sky and Sea Perspective of Reflections Perspective of Shadows Pavements Perspective of Boats and Shipping Perspective from Unusual Points of View Perspective in Greek and Roman and Other Paintings Perspective in some French and English Paintings Notes on the Perspective of the Japanese Mechanical Perspective
Summary: Contains over four hundred illustrations that show how perspective is utilized in practice, and includes text that explains the theory of perspective, and discusses how to apply the principles of perspective in nature and when drawing architectural details
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Books Books Anant National University Central Library 701.8 COL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 16/02/2023 004484

Reprint of the 1921 ed. published by Seeley, Service, London under title: Perspective

The Principle of Perspective in Theory
The Rules of Perspective and Their Application
Depths
The Use of Plans in Sketching Foreshortened Surfaces
Inclined Planes
The Circle
Arches
How to Draw Curves by Straight Lines
Architecture of the Village
Concerning Domes, Turrets and Steeples
Perspective of the Sky and Sea
Perspective of Reflections
Perspective of Shadows
Pavements
Perspective of Boats and Shipping
Perspective from Unusual Points of View
Perspective in Greek and Roman and Other Paintings
Perspective in some French and English Paintings
Notes on the Perspective of the Japanese
Mechanical Perspective

Contains over four hundred illustrations that show how perspective is utilized in practice, and includes text that explains the theory of perspective, and discusses how to apply the principles of perspective in nature and when drawing architectural details

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