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A form of perspective in drawing and painting in which parallel lines are represented as converging so as to give the illusion of depth and distance.
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(Art Terms) the branch of perspective in which the apparent size and shape of objects and their position with respect to foreground and background are established by actual or suggested lines converging on the horizon
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a graphic system for representing depth and volume on a flat surface by means of lines converging at a point or points on a horizon.
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|Noun||1.||linear perspective - the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer|
vanishing point - the appearance of a point on the horizon at which parallel lines converge
apparent horizon, horizon, sensible horizon, visible horizon, skyline - the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
picture plane - the plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or painting; coextensive with but different from the objective surface of the work
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