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Perspective Is More than a Viewpoint



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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.52

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    perspective, eyeliner, pancake-flat, mathematics, realistic, viewpoint, based, meaning, mysterious, artists, especially, sketch, black-rimmed, almond-shaped, matched, lines
     content words:    So Leonardo, Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi


Perspective Is More than a Viewpoint
By Colleen Messina
  

1     Do you know what perspective means? It could be someone's point of view. There is another meaning for the word, especially for artists. Learning about perspective might change how you look at art.
 
2     The word perspective comes from a Latin word meaning "to see clearly." Basically, it helps the artist make his or her painting look three-dimensional. This made art much more realistic. It seems like a simple idea, but it was a fantastic change from the pancake-flat pictures that artists had painted for centuries.
 
3     Artists didn't understand perspective until about the 15th century. Before then, paintings looked flat. Ancient Egyptian art only showed the front part of objects. Faces were shown from one side with one eye.

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