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6th grade: one point perspective

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Rose Marguerite

on 1 June 2016

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Transcript of 6th grade: one point perspective

Can you find the vanishing point in this drawing?
Can you find the vanishing point in this drawing?
The spot where the objects disappear
is an Art word for making a 2-dimensional picture plane look 3-dimensional…
One Point Perspective
Your City
You are going to be creating a city street using one point perspective.

Next up: Demonstration
Draw a horizon line
Create a X that touches all corners.
This makes your vanishing point
Begin lightly sketching your scene
How to add buildings
Notice that the trees are getting
smaller as they get closer to the
vanishing point
the place where the Sky and Earth meet
When lines come together they are called
Converging lines
Today: Practice creating a one point perspective city scene

History of Perspective in ART
Filippo Brunelleschi
Artist who (re)discovered
linear perspective
Vanishing Point
Horizon Line
Orthogonal Lines
Picture Plane

Vanishing Point
Horizon Line:
Artists use one point AKA linear perspective
to create the illusion of depth in a piece of artwork
Florentine architect and sculptor

First to use mathematical perspective in
creating and designing buildings during
the Renaissance.
Before one point perspective, artists had to guess where the lines of buildings would go in their
drawings. These drawings tended to look skewed
and awkward...
Converging lines help to create perspective. The angle towards the vanishing point.
Converging lines go towards the Vanishing Point
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