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1 Vanishing Point The Case of the … A WebQuest about Linear Perspective IntroMissionRecreateEvaluatePlay
2 IntroductionPoints have been vanishing in landscape drawings for years. On your journey to uncover the mystery, you will go back in time to find some of the first vanishing points documented in art history. Then, you will learn about the techniques you will need to recreate a similar scene and create the illusion once again!
3 Your Mission First you must learn the terms of perspective. To understand perspective enough to reproduce it you mustbe a careful detective. Here is your mission…First you must learn the terms of perspective.Then, examine the evidence(from old paintings)Search for clues all around youAnd recreate the crime scene.
4 Learn the Terms What is the definition of Linear Perspective? Directions: Record your findings with your partner on the handout.What is the definition of Linear Perspective?What are Vanishing Points and Converging Lines?How does an artist show Depth or create deep space in a painting?
5 Examine the Evidence View this early Italian Renaissance painting Directions: You will go back in time and view pieces of art from art history. Click on different parts of the painting to discover the hidden evidences of perspective.View this early Italian Renaissance paintingDon’t forget to click for evidence of perspective!View another painting by the same artist.This time click on what every line in thepainting seems to point to!3. Now see if Leonardo da Vinci’s artwork showed signs of perspective in a painting he did in 1473 at age 21.
6 Search For Clues Around You Directions: Perspective drawing helps create the illusion of depth. Before you can create it you must learn how to find in all around you. We have set up spy cameras in different locations throughout the city of Chicago.View each camera then pick one to focus on.Draw a sketch from any of the spy cams. Include as many clues of perspective that you can find. For example; a vanishing point, converging lines, relative size, position on the picture plane, and aerial perspective.
7 Recreate the Crime Turn your paper horizontally. Take out paper, pencil, and ruler. Both you and your partner need to follow these steps to each make your own landscape drawing with linear perspective.Turn your paper horizontally.Trace the stencil in the center of the paper.Click here and follow the drawing steps.Add details to your perspective drawingsuch as windows, street lights, cars, & trees.5. Outline your drawing and color with overwriters.
8 Evaluation 4 3 2 1 Score Evidence Drawing Coloring The Case of the Vanishing Point4321ScoreEvidenceStudent can accurately show 4 characteristics of perspective.Student can accurately show 3 characteristics of perspective.Student can accurately show 2 characteristics of perspective.Student can accurately show 1 characteristicof perspective.pointsX 20=DrawingDrawing is detailed.Drawing is somewhat detailed.Drawing has few details.The drawing lacks detail OR it is unclear.ColoringThe coloring is neat and complete with creative touches.The coloring is somewhat neat and complete.Coloring is not neat and covers some details of the drawing.Coloring is not neat and covers many details of the drawing.Following DirectionsStudent followed all the directions in the WebQuest.Student followed most of the directions in the WebQuest.Student followed some of the directions in the WebQuest.Student followed a few of the directions in the WebQuest.WorksheetStudent completed all 4 sections correctly.Student completed 3 sections correctly.Student completed 2 sections correctly.Student completed 1 section correctly.Total score= ___/100