a mathematical system for representing three-dimensional objects and space on a two-dimensional surface by means of intersecting lines that are drawn vertically and horizontally and that radiate from one point (one-point perspective) two points (two-point perspective) or several points on a horizon line as perceived by a viewer imagined in an arbitrarily fixed position.
(taken from dictionary.com)
- All vertical construction lines are parallel to one another
- All vertical lines constructed at the intersection point of the two lines running towards the vanishing points
- All horizontal construction lines lead to a single vanishing point, based on the plane on which they are located on
- The two further away from each other you place your two vanishing points, the flatter your objects will appear
- This style of perspective requires choosing two vanishing points
- One or both vanishing points can be placed outside of your canvas, as well as inside