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The manner in which an object appears with respect to its position and distance in relation to the viewer. Linear perspective is based on the observation that lines which are parallel in nature, appear to converge as they recede into the distance
Where the ground and the sky appear to meet. An imaginary line across a picture plane at the viewer's eye level.
The height at which the viewer observes an object.
Eye Level
An imaginary place on the horizon at which lines that are parallel in nature appear to converge as they recede into the distance.
Vanishing Point
Parallel toi the ground. A level line which is drawn striagh across from left to right.
Perpendicular to the ground. A plumb line which is drawn straight upright from top to bottom.
Lines drawn at an angle to imply depth.
A real, imaginary, or implied two-dimensional surface.
Lines or planes which are equidistant.
Lines or planes which intersect at right angles.
Lines receding into the distance appear to converge at a single vanishing point.
One-Point Perspective
Lines receding into the distance appear to converge at one of two vanishing points.
Two-Point Perspective
Round Objects are drawn as though they are inscribed in cubes.
Circular Perspective