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quite realistic, even three dimensional.
and aerial perspective.
not understand how to properly render perspective, as is evidenced by their
bit off as early artists tried to convey
It wasn’t until the early Renaissance
of the 1400s that an architect from
Florence, Filippo Brunelleschi, first
demonstrated the mathematical prin-
ciples that are fundamental to linear
perspective. Imagine you are looking
lines of the street, the sidewalks, the
bottom of the buildings, the top and
look away in the distance. Depicting
ined line where earth meets sky. It is
always at the viewer’s eye level. So, if
eye level, and thus the horizon line. But
is still a horizon line in the distance.
dow example, all of the parallel lines
ings can have imaginary lines drawn
point where they appear to recede.
Have you ever stood on an empty rail-
The home educator
need not be
The Last Supper, Leonardo Da Vinci