Why is Perspective Important in Art?
Perspective is an art technique for creating an illusion of three dimensions on a flat surface.
The horizon is a line on eye level. But in art it’s the line on the eye level from the artist. So a fixed line in the art piece. It is easy to find by following architecture, tables, windows etc. But in a human drawing there is also perspective. Try looking around and determining if you are seeing an object from above or below.
Two paintings from me with a different horizon
The vanishing point is the place where parallel lines appear to come together in the distance. I call them V. A piece of art can have more than one vanishing point.
One point perspective Horizon and 1 vanishing point
Two point perspective Horizon and 2 vanishing point
Three point perspective Horizon and 3 vanishing points
Four point perspective Horizon and 4 vanishing points
Photo perspective Horizon and round lines to vanishing point
Perceptive perspective Horizon and round lines to vanishing point, bends more by the horizon. The back is straight.
Reverse perspective Opposite of a horizon
Parallel perspective No Horizon
Aerial or Atmospheric perspective Colour will be softer near the horizon. Sharper the father way of the horizon