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linear perspective

A visual cue for perceiving depth, where convergence of parallel lines indicates a greater distance.
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Kepler had pushed this problem aside claiming that it had nothing to do with optics, but faith had given way to a questioning of the "natural" world of frontal, linear perspective, which in all reality was, not so "natural" after all.
For one, linear perspective does mimic a 3 dimensional overview of the landscape.
The third technique for spatial representation that should be considered is linear perspective. Although there is some evidence that in China there were some developments towards linear perspective (Tyler and Chen 371-91), the introduction of linear perspective to Japan was primarily through associations with Western art.
The linear perspective constitutes a new mode of seeing, characterized by Samuel Edgerton as the most "appropriate convention towards the plastic representation of 'truth' in the Renaissance paradigm (a vision on the universe reflecting our understanding until the emergence of Einstein's theory of relativity)." (8) We have gotten so used to reading the paintings according to this illusive imitative code, that we now find it natural to proceed in this manner; we rarely consider it a code.
In typical linear perspective the vanishing points all converge on the far horizon, lending a familiar dimensionality to a painting.
Chapter two presents the parts of Lucretius's de rerum natura that discuss simulacra, optical illusions, linear perspective, and effects of distance, particularly Lucretius's explanation for why things far away are seen as such in the mirror and not as if upon its surface.
In order to map the three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional plane, linear perspective drawing requires the artist/viewer to imagine him/herself as situated behind a window, which in some later drawings is actually represented as a grid through which the artist/viewer looks at the world.
The Other invites the viewer into its space in a similar manner as linear perspective creates an illusion of depth.
The engravings capture the Italian-style stagings that were all the rage in the 1600s and 1700s as well as the practice of actors wearing contemporary European dress regardless of the play's time or place and the linear perspective of the scenic effects.
From painting from sketches and photos and handling still lifes from a different perspective to developing linear perspective, this is a 'must' for any library catering to newcomers to watercolor painting.
The linear perspective is intuitive; the exponential perspective is historically accurate.
Anamorphosis is the exemplary test case because, unlike linear perspective schemes that treat the eye as disembodied (a "mind's eye"), it invokes a series of "ludic juxtapositions" (25) between the Cartesian subject and the ideal viewpoint of linear perspective.

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