Horizon Line (in art)

horizon line

The horizon line of this painting is marked in blue.

Horizon line definition

The horizon line art theory is a horizontal line that runs across the paper or canvas to represent the viewer’s eye level, or delineate where the sky meets the ground. It should rarely be in the center of the composition, but ideally placed about one-third of the way up or down the piece.

See also: how to paint the horizon.

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