Most books on perspective deal with drawing — this outstanding guide focuses on painting. Avoiding cut-and-dried rules, the authors explore a multitude of methods to help painters create three-dimensional realities on a two-dimensional canvas. Beginning with light, cone of vision, and viewing distance, they broaden their scope to picture planes, station and vanishing points, plus other fascinating topics. 200 illustrations.
The essentials of perspective taught through mechanical drawing methods, color sketches, and overlays, then applied to a broad range of subjects.