Or is perspective's conflation with Cartesianism better understood as a distinctly modern enterprise in which the perspective grid
has become associated (subsequent to Descartes) with the activity of thinking itself, the "rational space" of Descartes's thought, as James Elkins has recently argued?(5) Is it possible and even necessary to rethink this particular conflation of Cartesian ontology and perspective and to begin problemizing what has become an overly comfortable and compromised philosophical cliche?
22 to give a slideshow and demonstration on perspective for comic artists, using printed perspective grids
he's devised to ease the pain of drawing.
The program offers design and productivity aids, such as three-dimensional perspective grids
, editable vector transparency, and multi-page layout.
The model kit featured above (along with perspective grids
and a floor plan kit with furniture stickers) is available by mail order from Design Works, Inc., I I Hitching Post Rd., Amherst, Mass.