Perspective is easy; yet, surprisingly few artists know the simple rules that make it so. Now they can Perspective Made Easy By: Ernest R. Norling. Perspective Made Easy has ratings and 34 reviews. Jim said: If you had told me I’d read a + page book on perspective drawing, I would have told yo. The Paperback of the Perspective Made Easy by Ernest R. Norling at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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Perspective, the author tells us, is easy; yet surprisingly few artists are aware of the simple rules that make it so.
Perspective Made Easy (Dover Art Instruction): Ernest R. Norling: : Books
This easy-to-follow book — the first devoted entirely to clarifying the laws of perspective — remedies the situation. In it, the author uses over simple line drawings to illustrate the concepts involved.
Beginning with clear, concise, immediately applicable discussions of the horizon, vanishing point, and the crucial relationship of eye level to perspective drawing, you’ll learn how to place figures and objects in a drawing, depict interiors, create shade and shadows, and achieve all the other elements necessary for a successful perspective drawing.
By repeatedly stressing important points, Mr. Norling teaches you to make them second-nature. Moreover, his approach is so simple and direct that no matter how little raw talent or experience you have, you will soon be able to apply these techniques almost instinctively.
Mastery of perspective is a basic skill every artist must have. This simple, nontechnical guide will enable you to master its essentials in a relatively short time. Clear and concise, this book is an essential addition to any artist’s bookshelf.
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Showing of reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. The best book for learning perspective. There are other books out there that have more information, and if you are looking for something very technical, Perspective for Artists by Rex Cole is a great reference, but Norling’s book is the best book on learning perspective.
I’ve been using this book for a couple of months now and would recommend it to anyone wanting to learn perspective. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. If you do any kind of drawing or painting, do yourself a favor and read this book ernesr least once. Its author has the rare talent of being able to explain mysterious concepts very clearly with helpful illustrations and simple wording. He points out a lot of super basic principles which you never get taught elsewhere, and they will quite likely forever change the eazy you approach your projects.
I’m not what you’d call a super talented artist, and I found this to be very encouraging and rasy. You really pick up that the author sincerely wants to help make art a more enjoyable perspective for you. Clearly the best book I’ve found for teaching perspective. A deceptively simple concept that confuses and confounds every art student I’ve known is demystified. Written and illustrated in a way that makes the methods accessible to anyone who can read, write and draw a smiley face!
This has pespective helped me with perspective, I can’t recommend enough for the beginner. Even eenest pro might benefit from a few of these quick tips. Even though it was written quite a while ago now, the writing it’s self is clear and easy to understand. This would make a great gift for anyone who’s interested in starting art, possibly even art students because from what I’ve seen with my friends, noorling all art classes teach perspective effectively.
Jan Holik Top Contributor: This book is written from an artist’s point of view, and is designed specifically to help drawings. Although it was written originally inthe rules of perspective prspective change, and it was updated in the late 60’s. It covers vanishing points, moving vanishing points, and using the rules of perspective to make drawings of interiors. It covers ellipses, cylinders and cones. I bought 2 books on perspective and they pretty much said the perspevtive thing but the explanations were slightly different which helped my understanding.
One eernest found this helpful. This book was a good deal and I wanted to learn more about perspective because it wasn’t an area I was very comfortable in. I thought it did a good job of introducing someone to the concept of perspective and to show you various ways on how you can use perspective in your art. I got this book as it was suggested from Andrew Loomis through another book. I have to say I’m very happy to have this book.
It is a great introduction and foundation to perspective. This book is easy, light reading. Most of it is very simple and easy to understand.
You can finish this book quite quickly, but the book is designed so that the concepts may stay with you as you read and practice the exercises.
I think learning this before going into a book like Successful Drawing by Andrew Loomis can make learning from his book more enjoyable and easier to learn the more intermediate perspective concepts. The book has this statement in the first chapter that opened my mind to really wanting to learn perspective. In so doing that artist employs a method that we call perspective.
I bought this book because I decided that I wanted to learn to draw. Obvious to me is that I needed a lesson on perspective. This book definitely fits the bill. It starts out very basic and builds on each idea. My favorite part of the book is the antiquated example, “Imagine your wearing a diving helmet. Why would I wear that?
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