SPACE UNIT VOCABULARY
Vanishing Point: A term used in perspective to describe the point on the horizon where parallel lines appear to meet.
Orthogonal Lines: In perspective this is a diagonal line pointing to the vanishing point.
Horizontal line: A straight line that goes left-to-right.
Perspective: The technique used to represent a three-dimensional world (what we see) on a two-dimensional surface
Vertical Line: A straight line that goes straight up and down.
Horizon Line: In perspective, it's the level your eyes are at, an imaginary line to which things recede.
Background: The space located behind something.
Foreground: The area of the picture space nearest to the viewer.
Middle Ground: The space located between the background and the foreground in a painting or drawing.