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1. Schedule

Week one
Reviewing drafting tools .
Introduction to visual perspective: one, two and three point.
Perception of depth. Standing point, picture plane, horizon line.
Relationship to plan-section-elevation. Relationship to axonometric.


Week two
Lecture: Construction of two-point perspective.
Exercise in class (
Assignment 0). Assignment 1 is given.
Cubic building, multiple views: moving the viewer at various heights.


Week three
Lecture: Geometry &  texture.
Assignment 1 is due. Pin-up and discussion.  Assignment 2 is given.
Building exterior, multiple views: moving the viewer around the building.


Week four
Lecture: Construction of one-point perspective. Vanishing points
Assignment 2 is due. Pin-up and discussion. Assignment 3 is given.
Between interior & exterior: a house terrace.


Week five
Lecture: Adding people, furniture, landscape.
Assignment 3 is due. Pin-up and discussion. Assignment 4 is given.
Interior: living-room. Changing views in the interior space.


Week six
Lecture: Special issues- constructing curves and arches in perspective.
Assignment 4 is due. Pin-up and discussion. Assignment 5 is given.
Interior: interior including arches.


Week seven
Lecture: Special issues- shade and shadow.
Assignment 5 is due. Pin-up and discussion. Assignment 6 is given.
Interior: interior including curves.


Week eight
Final exam: Exercise in class
Constructing a perspective view of an interior or exterior space in class.

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