Quotes On Linear Perspective / "Perspective is to painting what the bridle is to the horse, the rudder to a ship." Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519 (Italian Artist) / "If you intend to make a living at drawing, by all means learn it (the rules of perspective) now, and do not have them bothering you and your work for the rest of your life." Andrew Loomis 1892-1959 (American Artist) / "Certainly many painters who do not use perspective have also been the object of praise; however, they were praised with faulty judgement by men with no knowledge of the value of this art." Piero della Francesca 1420-1492 (Italian Artist) / "What a delightful thing this perspective is!" Paolo Uccello 1397-1475 (Italian Artist) / "Those who are in love with practice without knowledge are like the sailor who gets into a ship without rudder or compass and who never can be certain whether he is going. Practice must always be founded on sound theory, and to this Perspective is the guide and the gateway; and without this nothing can be done well in the matter of drawing." Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519 (Italian Artist) / "Even in certain kinds of impressionism, one can more or less imply perspective, but when you paint realistically, perspective has to be perfect." Daniel E. Greene 1934-present (American Artist) / "Perspective is the rein and rudder of painting" - Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519 (Italian Artist) / "Everything 'hangs' on well done perspective in paintings and drawings. If the artist does not understand perspective and how to see and use it, all the applications of paint and ink and pencil will not overcome the lack of good perspective." Helen Scott present (American Artist) / "The youth should first learn perspective, then the proportions of objects." Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519 (Italian Artist) / "Painting realistically without knowing perspective will get you a lot of criticism." Mona Youssef present (Canadian Artist) / "I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful." John Constable 1776-1837 (British Artist) / “I lacked the knowledge of linear perspective needed to get into the art school, so now I whitewash walls and imagine I’m heaven’s landscape painter.” Benson Bruno present (American Author)