Advanced Miniatures 4/2/2005
A & S class by Lady Dairine mor o' uHigin [PREVIOUS]   [NEXT]

  • Atmospheric Perspective: created by receeding of colors
  • Relational Perspective: foreground images are larger and overlap background images
  • Linear Perspective: created by lines converging on the horizon.
  • Shadows: building walls are in shadow but they don't cast shadows on the ground.
  • Upper stories: are smaller than lower stories to make buildings look taller.
  • Borders: Use architectural elements to frame the action.

Example of a castle and city buildings.

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