The Tools of Perspective

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Make a study of perspective in the real world. Learners examine and discuss works of art that show examples of perspective before trying their own hands at it. Using a grid drawn on transparent paper, class members transfer a view from a window onto a separate sheet of paper.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Make your own presentation so that your class can view the art in greater detail and take note of the artists' use of perspective
Classroom Considerations

  • There isn't much offered to support a discussion about perspective, other than the images provided; you may need to come up with your own questions and tips
Pros

  • Step-by-step instructions, paired with photographs of the procedures, are included for the art project
  • Additional and supporting materials strengthen this plan
Cons

  • None