perspective grid


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perspective grid

A network of lines, drawn or superimposed on a photograph, to represent the perspective of a systematic network of lines on the ground or datum plane.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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In this latest edition of her award-winning guide to Adobe Illustrator, Steuer introduces readers to the expanded features of Illustrator CS5, including the new dynamic perspective grid, width tool, and artboards panel.
Norman Bryson, on the other hand, has argued that Alberti's perspective grid and vanishing point, based on the notion of the centric ray, construct a viewing subject that imagines him/herself as the objective focus of representation.
Smart perspective grids allow users to change the standing point, view point and vanishing point; and when drawing, the lines automatically snap to the vanishing points.
Perspective grids, measuring point systems and layers of flimsy tracing paper were required before you could start the actual final pen and ink or colored illustration.