Intro to Art – 1 point perspective
From ArtTalk,p. 115: Linear Perspective isone wayof usinglinestoshow
distance anddepth.Asparallel linesmove awayfromyou,theyseemto
move closertogethertowardthe horizonline.Whenyoulookatthe
highwayaheadof you,the sidesof the road appearto move closertogether.
You don’tworry,though,because youknow thisisan illusion.The sidesof
the road aheadof youare actuallyjustas far apart as theyare inyour
presentposition.Sometimeslinesappeartomeetata pointon the horizon
line calledavanishing point.
Make yourown 1 PointPerspective andcomplete the following ona clean
sheetof paperyour journal:
Use yourrulerto create an evenhorizonline –HIGH on the page.
Make a DOT on the horizonline fora VANISHINGPOINT.Tobe more
creative,place ittothe leftof the page.
Use yourRULER to draw a square in the lowerrightside.Measure
and be exact.
Draw ORTHOGONALS(diagonal linesthatonlymeetatthe vanishing
point) fromeachcorner of the box to the VANISHINGPOINT.
Use yourRULER to draw the horizontal line forthe endof yourbox.
Use yourRULER to draw the vertical line forthe side of yourbox.It
shouldmeetthe endof the horizontal youjustdrew ANDshouldbe
parallel withthe leftsideof yourpaper.ERASEthe endsof the
Repeatthe same processand draw anotherbox form onthe right
Be creative andplace a box behindthe horizonline.(Reallythisbox
isjust drawnon the horizonline,but itappearstobe inthe
Stack the forms.
You MUST draw AT LEAST 4 boxesto complete thisassignment.Outline inpenandcolorwithcolored