The term perspective refers to several techniques that create the illusion of depth (three dimensions) on a two-dimensional surface. Linear perspective is one of these methods. It can be defined as a method for correctly placing objects in a painting or a drawing so they appear closer to the observer or farther away from him. The keyword in this definition is correctly. It implies that a flat picture in linear perspective creates in the viewer’s brain the same sensation as the original three-dimensional scene. The main tool employed by linear perspective is vanishing points.
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- Perspective Projection
Prof. David Salomon (emeritus)
- Springer London
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