Elemental Construction, Continued
Foreshortening is the principle of perspective in which objects that slant
toward or away from the viewer seems to diminish in size and change shape
as they recede toward the background.
Use foreshortening to proportionately
alter body parts that go toward or away from the viewer.
gives figures a three-dimensional appearance by creating depth and interest.
Figure 4-25 shows the effects of foreshortening.
Figure 4-25.A foreshortened hand.
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