Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as perspective plane (which see, under perspective).

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Examples

  • Here there is no peep-hole, no frame or picture-plane.

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  • According to the simple laws of perspective, if the eye is at thirty inches from the picture-plane or frame (as declared by a moon drawn of a little more than a quarter of an inch broad), a post or a man six feet high drawn on the canvas as three inches high absolutely and definitely means that that man or post is sixty feet away from the observer inside the picture.

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  • Part picture-plane and part screen-capture, this is a speculative endeavour, a superimposition of multiple "ways of seeing" the same universal subject - the blanket of urban fabric that covers much of the world.

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  • Also, think back on this basic conception of the picture-plane and our working definition of drawing:

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  • M o v e it about a bit until the picture-plane seems balanced comfortably.

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  • In the best sense, main lines and proportion ... of you have expressed yourself. why and how the perspective causes an apparent change of Use of the picture-plane has a long tradition in the history of direction in the lines and change of art.

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  • In the drawing you did just now, your o w n hand in of the picture-plane.

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  • In the years before photography T h e quick answer: D r a w i n g is \ "c o p y i n g \" what you see on the was invented, artists generally understood and used the concept picture-plane.

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  • T h e n turn to see another view, and then another, always keeping the picture-plane parallel to the front of your face.

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  • - just what y o u see flattened on the picture-plane.

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