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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Above it the digradato foreshortens the grid by extending the vertical lines back toward the principal point E.
56) Thus the same method that he used in the earlier book to foreshorten a chair [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 6 OMITTED] is employed to make an anamorphic image of a chair [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED].