aerial perspective

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aerial perspective

[′e·rē·əl pər′spek·tiv]
(optics)
The effect produced by diffusion of light in the atmosphere whereby more distant objects have less clarity of outline and are lighter in tone.
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In addition to the basic perspective concepts such as one-, two- and three-point perspective, the presentation includes such helpful explanations as atmospheric perspective, drawing objects receding into the background, drawing circles in perspective, adding shadows, and drawing floor tiles.
And at third glance, a certain number of curious absences--and presences--manifest themselves: There are no apparent light sources, no cast shadows, no clouds, no atmospheric perspective, but from time to time a cometlike trail of light blazing down from the sky or gleaming mirrors that punctuate building facades in place of windows.
This video is used to launch an exploration of linear perspective, create a discussion of atmospheric perspective and review the use of value to create form.
Creating an atmospheric perspective also meant that the largest items would be in front, and as the forms receded back into space, they became smaller.
The latest painting in the show, Landscape in Fog, 1996, joins brushy Japanese painting with Western commercial printing, using benday dots of various sizes to indicate atmospheric perspective.
The Romans dabbled with the idea of modeling forms in their paintings and had a crude knowledge of linear and atmospheric perspective.
The sixth poster deals with atmospheric perspective and overlapping shapes.
The results are twofold: First, atmospheric perspective is eliminated; second, things that originally lay one behind the other now lie next to each other on the same spatial plane.

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