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Perspective, the author tells us, is easy; yet surprisingly few artists are aware of the simple rules that make it so. This easy-to-follow book—the first devoted entirely to clarifying the laws of perspective—remedies the situation. In it, the author uses over 250 simple line drawings to illustrate the concepts involved.
Beginning with clear, concise, immediately applicable discussions of the horizon, vanishing point, and the crucial relationship of eye level to perspective drawing, you'll learn how to place figures and objects in a drawing, depict interiors, create shade and shadows, and achieve all the other elements necessary for a successful perspective drawing. By repeatedly stressing important points, Mr. Norling teaches you to make them second-nature. Moreover, his approach is so simple and direct that no matter how little raw talent or experience you have, you will soon be able to apply these techniques almost instinctively.
Mastery of perspective is a basic skill every artist must have. This simple, nontechnical guide will enable you to master its essentials in a relatively short time. Clear and concise, this book is an essential addition to any artist's bookshelf.
Excellent introduction which makes it easy to understand the concepts of perspective. A great addition to my library.Published 5 months ago by William P Ronald
Definitely a great purchase for self-taught folks learning to draw. In Step One I've already learned enough to say I've gotten my money's worth. Read morePublished 6 months ago by 2eBlue
Simply one of the best drawing books I've purchased. Easy-to-follow and fast paced.Published 8 months ago by Ernest K. Norling
This contains most of what I already know, but for someone whose learning its decent. It isn't always good, but I think it does the job decently.Published 10 months ago by nick jaggan
This is for a gift so I cannot accurately rate it but I think it is ok.Published 12 months ago by CharlieGoodDog
I really enjoyed the book as it was a very easy read with some hands-on practices. It is specially good to read on kindle (mine was on iPad) as you can hand draw concepts as you... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Zaman Forootan
this book was written in the late thirties but for an artist or aspiring artist is absolutely invaluable. Read morePublished 20 months ago by camellia lover