Just for Fun: Perspective

More than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic perspective

Just for Fun: Perspective
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Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781633224162
Publisher: Walter Foster
Series: Just for Fun
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Description

Don’t let your artistic hobby end before it begins! Just for Fun: Perspective simplifies the fundamentals of perspective and teaches you how to draw and paint proportionate artwork.

Just for Fun: Perspective takes a complicated topic and makes it easy and fun for aspiring artists and art enthusiasts! Even if you've never picked up a pencil or paintbrush, you can follow the simple, step-by-step instructions, and create realistic, proportionate artwork using perspective.

Featured subjects start with basic lines and shapes, then slowly progress with each new step to fully rendered artwork. Just for Fun: Perspective saves the technical aspects of drawing and painting for more advanced students and prefers to touch upon the key concepts and fundamentals of perspective.

Learn about the differences between one-, two-, and three-point perspective; vanishing points; and methods for measuring and dividing areas of a subject or scene proportionately. Use basic lessons on depth and distance to add color and create your own drawings and paintings with step-by-step instructions for shapes, architecture, portraits, animals, street scenes, and more.

With approachable and contemporary drawings and paintings as well as lots of tips, instructions, and inspiration, Just for Fun: Perspective will have even the most artistically challenged individuals mastering perspective in no time.

The author

Lise Herzog graduated from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg in 1999. She has worked as an illustrator for Nathan, Milan, Martinière Jeunesse, and Editions Ouest-France. She has collaborated with the educational programs of various Strasbourg museums and now lives in France. Noted for her travel books, she has also illustrated a variety of books for both adults and children, including Marché de Saison, 1001 Secrets de Chats, as well as several books from the series “Secrets of …” (Paris, Secrets de Parisiens, Provence, Secrets de Provençaux, Bretagne, Secrets de Bretons) for Prat Éditions.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781633224162
Illustrations: 300 illustrations in graphite pencil
Size: 8.5 in x 9 in / 215.9 mm x 228.6 mm
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