Art is a talent…

One Point Perspective…

 This is one of the most common ways to show one point perspective. The vanishing point is the end of the road. You can see that the trees seem to get smaller or further away. This can show the depth of a painting.

This is one of the most common ways to show one point perspective. The vanishing point is the end of the road. You can see that the trees seem to get smaller or further away. This can show the depth of a painting.

ONE POINT PERSPECTIVES CAN BE HELPFUL!

Artists used a one point perspective to make an optical illusion of a 3D object.

Artists used a one point perspective to make an optical illusion of a 3D object.

What is a one point perspective?

In a one point perspective the flat side of the object you draw should be facing you. You establish the flat side of the object first, then converge all of the receding lines to one vanishing point which is directly across from your station point. In other words, you are converting a 3-dimensional object into 2-dimensional painting.

Blast from the Past

  • During the Renaissance, artists became very interested in making two-dimensional artworks look three-dimensional. They used mathematics and close observation to invent “linear perspective”—a technique that helps artists make things look deep.
  • Linear perspective allows artists to trick the eye into seeing depth on a flat surface.
  • Many earlier artworks showed little depth.

Important Linear Perspective Vocabulary

In the ancient paintings, artists showed "depth" in their paintings.

In the ancient paintings, artists showed "depth" in their paintings.

Linear perspective- A technique that creates a three dimensional space on a two dimensional space.

Horizon line—A horizontal line that divides the picture plane.  Also known as the eye line.  It is literally at the height of where your eyes are.

Vanishing Point—The point where all the perspective lines converge on your picture plane.

Man’s eye view—From your perspective directly in front of you—for example, a full front view and one perspective side.

Bird’s eye view—The perspective view from above, looking down.  You may see the top and two perspective sides of an object.

Point of view—Where you are viewing the object from as an artist, and as a viewer of the art.

One point perspective—One perspective side is visible, no matter what point of view.  One vanishing point is used to draw this perspective.

Center point (one point) perspective is used to draw the interior of a room.

Famous Artist!

Filippo Brunelleschi...

Filippo Brunelleschi...

Filippo Brunelleschi  was an artist in Italy who was known to create the first paintings in geometric optical linear perspective in about 1425. He can be an example of the many artists who used linear perspective which then created one point perspective.

This Italian painter invented "linear perspective"...

This Italian painter invented "linear perspective"...


http://www.andrewkongknight.com/hhsart/linearperspective.html

http://gigaweb.brigantine.atlnet.org/ARTiculationFinal/MainPages/O-RVocabulary.htm

http://www.cartage.org.lb/en/themes/Arts/drawings/PerspectiveDrawing/OnePointPersp/OnePointPersp.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filippo_Brunelleschi#Invention_of_linear_perspective

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