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Basic Perspective Drawing: A Visual Approach

3.91 of 5 stars 3.91  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  4 reviews
"Basic Perspective Drawing" introduces students, both those in formal design courses and self-learners, to the basic principles and techniques of perspective drawing. Clear and accessible illustrations show how to construct perspective views one step at a time. The new, streamlined Sixth Edition contains must-have content for students and instructors in art and design, arc ...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published February 28th 2013 by Wiley (first published 1383)
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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
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.

Rebekah Dressel
Jul 13, 2010 Rebekah Dressel rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: visually minded artists
Recommended to Rebekah by: professor
Shelves: art
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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