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Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach

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Master the art of perspective drawing with this updated edition"Basic Perspective Drawing, Fifth Edition" gives artists, illustrators, designers, and architects an accessible visual guide for developing a firm and thorough grasp of the important principles and techniques for perspective drawing. Logically moving from simple concepts to specific tools and methods, the book ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published December 19th 2011 by Wiley (first published 1383)
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This is an excellent book for learning about perspective drawing. It contains a lot of information that other books don't. I still don't think that any one book covers everything though, which is why i have about 4 books on the subject that I am currently bouncing between.
When they say this book takes a visual approach, they mean it. This book is image heavy, which in my mind is a big yay. I've seen some art reference / tutorial type of books that are 90% text and that just annoys me. If ever there is a subject where you want more images to help you out, it's art reference. In fact the only reason I can't give this 5 stars is because the book seems to have taken the visual approach to the other extreme, giving a few lines of explanations of what can be complicate ...more
Serge Pierro
Sep 21, 2012 Serge Pierro rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: art
Using a visual approach, this book teaches basic perspective in an enjoyable manner. Covers all the important subjects and the illustrations are cleanly presented. Not as "stuffy" as most books on perspective.
Trinity School Summer Reading
If you’re looking for a book to convince you that math and art are not such strange companions (and give you a little insight into the geometry behind 3D graphics), this is it.

Aug 21, 2016 كلثوم rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016
أنصح به للمبتدئين في الرسم الهندسي و الموهوبين برسم الإسكتش بشكل عام و به شروحات للرسوم توضيحية مفهومة
و ترجمة موفقة
الكتاب معرّب بعنوان " أساسيات رسم المنظور الهندسي" و متوفر في مكتبة جرير
Jul 12, 2010 Rebekah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: visually minded artists
Recommended to Rebekah by: professor
Shelves: art, non-fiction, own
An excellent book, highly enlightening visual expo on 'difficult' subject such as two point perspective, tilted perspective and so on. Invaluable resource.
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John Patrick Montague, BA, MA, MFA, DLitt

American-born Irish poet, writer of short fiction, essayist, and professor. Graduate of University College Dublin and the University of Iowa.

Awarded honourary doctorates by the State University of New York at Buffalo, the University of Ulster, and University College Dublin. Recipient of the American Ireland Fund Literary Award, the Irish-American Cultural
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