Perspective : From Basic to Creative

Author(s): Robert W. Gill


This book combines Robert W. Gill?s two classic volumes ? Basic Perspective and Creative Perspective ? to provide a complete, clear and simple explanation of the principles of perspective. It demonstrates that an understanding of them ? even in our technology-led world ? is the key for architects and designers who want to produce great work. Perspective: From Basic to Creative provides:

  • The all-in-one authoritative guide to perspective that all designers, architects and students need on their shelves.

  • Accessible text and timeless illustrations giving explanations of visual principles and step-by-step demonstrations of how to create accurate and convincing artwork.

  • A complete set of creative tools enabling you to gain a mastery of the illusion of perspective on page or screen.


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Robert W. Gill was a practising designer and architectural renderer for his entire working life. He also headed his own architectural design office and lectured in art and design at the Melbourne School of Art and Photography. He is the author of Rendering with Pen and Ink, also published by Thames & Hudson.

Part I: One point, two point and three-point perspective with objects inclined to the ground plane (from the worm's-eye to the bird's-eye point of view); Part II: Developing the basic principles into a set of valuable creative tools, using step-by-step processes.

General Fields

  • : 9780500286074
  • : thames
  • : thames
  • : April 2006
  • : 241mm X 159mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert W. Gill
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 741.6
  • : 272
  • : 259 line drawings