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Perspective Drawing


Spring 2024

Monday, January 22 – Friday, May 10, 2024





From prehistoric cave drawings, to ancient Chinese landscape paintings, to the Italian Renaissance, to Indian Mughal Empire miniatures, to more recent commercial artists like MC Escher or David Macaulay, throughout history people have found different ways to make the world look more realistic–to express the human perspective through art. In creating the illusion of realism, some artists have relied more heavily on emotion and perception, while others have come at it from a more scientific or mathematical viewpoint. In this course, we will learn about a variety of techniques and important historical moments in artistic perspective, as well as try our hands at perspective drawing and painting ourselves.


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