Exterior

Mastery Objective(s): The student will…

  1. demonstrate his/her understanding of linear perspective by applying either one, two, or three-point in an artwork featuring an exterior view of a space.

Media: open media (your choice), except NO GRAPHITE! IF you want to use GRAPHITE, it MUST be combined and unified with another medium.

Creative Constraints:

  1. paper is given to you in a specific size
  2. must use 80% of your paper
  3. needs to have a definitive light source
  4. Subject Matter: an exterior view of a space…
    1. a cityscape
    2. a surrealistic view – floating city, something dream-like occuring in a realistic space, a cityscape under water, etc.
    3. a garden with geometric objects, like birdhouses
    4. the alley behind your house
    5. your neighborhood
  5. Subject Matter: the items in the space must demonstrate your understanding of perspective…
    1. geometric items – trash cans, patio tables and chairs, fences, awnings, cars, signs, etc.
    2. a design or object on the ground – sidewalks, crosswalk paint
    3. items in the environment – animals, plants, trash, etc.
  6. Mood: must have a feeling of _____________ (your choice)…
    1. mysterious
    2. humorous, etc.

Examples of ONE-POINT Linear Perspective:

Examples of TWO-POINT Linear Perspective:

Examples of THREE-POINT Linear Perspective:

***note: not all of the examples above were intended for this project, so therefore, not all are ‘finished’ and of the quality I expect for your project. They are just examples for you to get ideas from.

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