Comparing Linear & Aerial Perspectives


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What is perspective in art?

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1. What is linear perspective?

2. Who is credited with codifying true linear perspective based on exact, geometric formulas?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding perspective can help artists create more realistic artwork. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of this artistic concept, including what perspective is and how linear perspective differs from aerial perspective.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assets will check your knowledge of the following concepts:

  • What perspective is
  • Linear versus aerial perspective
  • Who is credited with codifying linear perspective
  • The great masters of aerial perspective

Skills Practiced

These assets will task you with practicing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on artistic perspective
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as aerial and linear perspective
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding perspective
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the history of perspective in art

Additional Learning

To learn more about perspective, review the accompanying lesson called Comparing Linear & Aerial Perspectives. The lesson will tackle the following objectives:

  • Discussing what perspective is in art
  • Differentiating between linear and aerial perspective
  • Providing a history of perspective in art, including pioneers in understanding the concept