The Illusion of Depth Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan

Key Concept: using the elements of perspective

Objective: students will
a) learn about the Renaissance
b) Use the elements of perspective in a practical way to produce the illusion of depth, space and distance.

Procedure:



a) intro - history, key players, Review of 1 and 2 point perspective

b) slides of key players and examples of perspective located in Gallery

c) create 5 thumbnails for final piece that include

1) implies and mechanical perspective,

2) an example of value,

3) a letter

4) a block, cube solid,

5) receding space,

6) advancing space,

7) grounds,

8) foreshortening

d) learn proper vocab.

e) learn these

A few rules to achieve the illusion.



*Perspective, 1, 2 or multi point and or Aerial perspective. Foreshortening is also a form of perspective. It is based on an extreme point of view.A mechanical or freehand method for drawing 3 dimensions.

* Overlapping

* Value changes create the illusion of form from shapes

*As objects recede they lighten in color a (atmospheric or ariel perspective based upon Leonardo's studies

*As objects recede detail is harder and harder to see.

* as objects recede they get smaller.

* As objects advance color gets more intense.

* As objects advance details become clearer.

* As objects advance they get larger.

* Position upon the picture plane;

a) the higher things are placed, the farther away the appear to be.

b) the further down, the closer they see

* The inclusion of Back ground, middle ground and fore ground.



ARTIST

Giotto, Brunelleschi, Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello

CONTEMPORARY- RON DAVIS, AL HELD, Andrew Wyeth, Ed Ruscha

materials -

open use good drawing practice to compose piece



aSsessment -

a) TIO

b) craft of drawing clean

c) use of the list of eight

d) good composition

e) use of media

The following are examples of what can be used in your piece

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These are illusions of a three dimensional quality By Ed Ruscha

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Ron Davis
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Ron Davis
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Al Held
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Al Held
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ShadeValueSphere.jpg
Value and or Shading

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Raffaello, one point perspective and foreshortening

Jamie-Wyeth_Christening-Celebration-for-Victoria-Browning-Wyeth-1980.-watercolor-on-paper-11x14-in.jpg
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Jamie Wyeth, over lapping and shadow

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wyethislander.jpg

Jamie Wyeth, use of depth and space, deep space

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Jamie Wyeth, Foreshortening and deep space
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Above and beside are examples of Albrect Durer's Perspective machines for foreshortening

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Roger Brown, as things recede
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Two point perspective, Al Held
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Ron Davis, multi Point Perspective

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Home-At-Montclair-large.jpg
George Innes
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Roy Litchenstien Example of a dimensional word

So these are some examples for you to peruse

Exam
1 What is the Illusion of Depth?
2 Why do some artists use the Illusion of Depth like they do?
3 Compare deep space to shallow space?
4 What is the relationship between the terms space and depth?
5 What is perspective?
6 Who is Giotto? And what was the real importance of his work?
7 What year is it agreed that perspective was discovered?
8 What do you need to draw 1, 2 or multi point perspective?
9 Describe how value is part of the illusion of depth.
10 How does a painting that exhibits deep space reveal emotions?
Art 2 Explain how Bottocelli, Ucello, Raphello and Michelangelo
used the illusion of depth.
11 2 point shows -------&-------- and a ------or--------.
12 1 point shows -------&-------- and a --------or --------.
13 A still life is an example of what kind of space?
14 Cubism resisted ------------------------ to remain a --------- plane.
15 Concerning the Illusion of Depth math and art share what?
16 Name the grounds that refer to depth.
17 Albrect Durer’s invention was called a what?
18 Illusion is skilled based, yes or no?
19 Mechanical refers to working with what instruments?
20 The opposite of mechanical would be?
21 Anamorphic perspective is what type of perspective?
22 Point of view is related the artist’s ---------- -------------.
23 How did the Egyptian’s show depth?
24 How did the Chinese show depth?
25 List 5 examples of the Illusion of Depth that were used in your drawing.
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