A young child looks through a great stained glass window, watching as people go by. Everyone seems to be wearing a red coat. His mother sees jackets in white -Kutless Copy the lyrics to the right in your Sketch book and then answer the question below. Bonus: Draw the scene. What is the difference between what is seen by the boy and his mom? Why would this happen?
Perspective • The way in which objects are seen due to their spatial attributes (their dimensions and from what point they are being viewed). • This causes objects to look smaller the further they are from you. Artist represent this in the effect called Foreshortening
Perspective and Art This example is a One Point Perspective, which imitates the way our eyes perceive space as disappearing to a single point on the horizon. It Started in the Renaissance with Artists that wanted to create a realistic setting for their Pieces. Perspective is used by artists to create the Illusion of Depth in their art. ChristHanding the Keys to St. Peter by Pietro Perugino (1481-82)
What did Art look like before the Renaissance? The Virgin and Child Enthroned and Surrounded by Angels,Cimabue, ca. 1280 The Crucifixion,Pietro Lorenzetti,1340s Byzantine Art
A one point perspective is created byplacing a singleVanishing Pointon theHorizon Line. Objects recede towards this point along lines calledOrthogonals. In a One Point Perspective the Front Face of a form is seen as the closest point . Vanishing Point Front Face Front Face Horizon Line Front Face Orthogonals ChristHanding the Keys to St. Peter by Pietro Perugino (1481-82)
Creating Perspective What you will need !!!! 1. A Sheet of Paper 2. A Pencil 3. An Eraser 4. A Ruler 5. A Horizon Line 6. A Vanishing Point
After that draw a Horizontal line to end your shape and a Vertical line to complete the side .
Now Experiment with drawing boxes in other parts of the page to see how they come out. See what it looks like to stack boxes or subtract one from another.
The Ultimate Challenge! • Draw a Cityscape using One Point Perspective. Check out the example below.
Art in Order of Appearance 1 .Christ Handing the Keys to St. Peter, Pietro Perugino ,1481-82 2. The Crucifixion,Pietro Lorenzetti, 1340s 3. The Virgin and Child Enthroned and Surrounded by Angels,Cimabue, ca. 1280 Tune in next time for: Two Point Perspective – A Whole New View of Your World!