Intro To Linear Perspective
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Linear Perspective is a mathematical system used to create the illusion of space on a flat surface. This system is based on the fact that parallel lines appear to meet at a point in space. Invented in the early 1400s by artists in Florence, Italy.The artist, Masaccio, was one of the first to use perspective in his artwork.
Masaccios Tribute Money (1426-28)Brancacci Chapel, Florence, Italy. Fresco
Horizon LineWhere the ground and sky meetalso, eye-levelVanishing PointWhere the parallel lines appear to meet.Guidelines (Orthagonals)Lines that help to place the parallel lines in space. They meet at the vanishing point.