Table of Contents

From the book: Perspective Drawing

Perspective Drawing

What is Perspective Drawing? 1

Perspective Drawing and Renaissance History 3

Lesson 1 Eye Level and Horizon Line 5

Exploration and the Renaissance 7

Lesson 2 Simple Perspective: Overlapping 8

Lesson 3 Atmospheric Perspective 10

Lesson 4 Aerial Perspective 12

The Mountains and the Renaissance 12

Lesson 5 Color Perspective 14

Lesson 6 Geometric Perspective 17

The Renaissance Scriptoria 18

Lesson 7 Division of a Given Space 20

Materials Needed 20

The Rebirth of the Classical World 22

Lesson 8 Parallel Lines Converge? 24

Lesson 9 The Vanishing Point 26

Lesson 10 Extrapolation 27

Lesson 11 Division of a Given Space 29

Lesson 12 The Grid 30

Lesson 13 Creating Perspective Space with the Grid 32

Lesson 14 Two Point Perspective 34

Lesson 15 Design a Building 35

Lesson 16 The Old Castle 36

Lesson 17 A Renaissance Chapel 38

Renaissance Architecture 40

Lesson 18 Interior Space 41

Bibliography 45