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# What is a vanishing point?

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When you draw or paint, the vanishing point is the point where things "disappear" into the distance. If you draw a train track, for instance, it will be wider toward the front (bottom) of the paper, and narrow as you go farther back (up), if you are trying to create perspective. The lines of the track, parallel in real life, will meet at the imaginary vanishing point, which is often a place not even on the paper or canvas.

A vanishing point is a point in a perspective drawing to which parallel lines not parallel to the image plane appear to converge. The number and placement of the vanishing points determines which perspective technique is being used. The concept was first used by Renaissance artists such as Donatello, Masaccio and Leonardo da Vinci.
• linear perspective is a drawing with 1-3 vanishing points.
• curvilinear perspective is a drawing with either 4 or 5 vanishing points, in 5 point perspective the vanishing points are mapped into a circle with 4 vanishing points at the cardinal headings N,W,S,E and one at the circle origin.
• reverse perspective is a drawing with vanishing points that are placed outside the painting with the illusion that they are "in front of" the painting.

Vanishing points can also refer to the point in the distance where the two verges of a road appear to converge. This is often used to help assess the upcoming curves in the road; to judge the radius and therefore the entry speed and optimum line. If the vanishing point moves towards you or to your sides, the curve is tightening. If the vanishing point moves away from you or comes to center, the curve is straightening.
A vanishing point is the point where parallel lines seem to meet when represented in perspective.
The point at which receding parallel lines viewed in perspective appear to converge.
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# In a perspective drawing what is a vanishing point?

Answer . it is the point in the image where all the points of view point toward infinity. good answer very dictionaryish. also, this applies to all lines except vertical.

# What is vanishing point?

it is the point in a drawing or picture the no farder you can see example when you stand in front of the street an you look straight their is a spot at the end you can see any

# What is a line that leads to a vanishing point?

infinity. a guide line

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# Use vanishing point in a sentence?

The houses in the drawing kept getting smaller the closer they got the vanishing point.

# Who is the drummer for vanishing point?

Kal Mebane is the drummer on the "Tom Violence!" album Vanishing Point.

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# Who said law is the vanishing point of jurisprudence?

Actually the the right Question is Who said International law isthe vanishing point of jurisprudence and answer is Holland

# What is the line on which the vanishing point sits?

It can be any line whatsoever: in much art it is the line of the horizon.

# What does the vanishing point mean?

The Vanishing Point is a point in a drawing where parallel lines appear to converge. There are different perspective techniques used for drawing a vanishing point. A vanish

# Where does the vanishing point in sit in art?

On the horizon line
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# What is the use of a vanishing point?

In a drawing, a vanishing point is used to draw lines back to, in order to make the picture look more realistic, proportional, and 3D.
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# Who starred in the movie Vanishing Point?

The 1971 movie "Vanishing Point" starred Dean Jagger, Barry Newman and Cleavon Little, amongst others. The film became a cult classic and inspired many artistic endeavours.
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# When was Vanishing Point - band - created?

Vanishing Point - band - was created on 2007-08-24.

# When was Vanishing Point - novel - created?

Vanishing Point - novel - was created in 1982.