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This is actually a copy of an image I created many years ago using acrylic on acetate, and the lesson reminded me of it. The cube faces are perspective planes, but the vanishing points are far off the edge of the canvas so the effect is more subtle. I first created a very large canvas (60" x 60") so I could have distant points, and then created 3 points 120 degrees apart. I created the first vertical line using the single column selection tool, and copied and rotated it for the other two main lines. I copied the line again and rotated it 8 degrees to form the back line of the right face. I then used standard 3 point perspective techniques to form the rest of the lines (using criss crossing diaganols to find the centers). I colored in the squares (although there are some problems with that - due to how a created the lines they got a little thicker towards the back, so the dimensions of some of the squares are a bit off). I then photographed a chess set from the proper angl

Uploaded on 5/11/2010 9:35:16 PM


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