foreshorten


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Synonyms for foreshorten

shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth

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did you not foreshorten into pattern one thing from its happening,
And President Clinton, for one, wants to foreshorten that process.
Perhaps I may appear somewhat pompous, but I imagine none of the national broadsheets would foreshorten Birmingham in a similar way.
If you place them at the back of the garden, they will foreshorten the space as they divert your attention from everything else.
I thought the idea of tracing would be perfect for the students to really see and believe that learning to foreshorten the figure was crucial in their development as artists.