Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists: How to Use a Camera Lucida

The Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists

A camera lucida is an optical device that allows you to see what you wanted to paint or draw as if reflected on your piece of paper.

Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists: How Does a Camera Lucida Work?

The Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists

A camera lucida is an optical device that allows you to see what you wanted to paint or draw as if reflected on your piece of paper.

Camera Lucida by Peter Moeykens

Camera Lucida by Peter Moeykens

Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists: What Kind of Results to Expect from Using a Camera Lucida

The Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists

A camera lucida is an optical device that allows you to see what you wanted to paint or draw as if reflected on your piece of paper.

Pablo Garcia recently created an optical device that allows the user to trace images in real life. The artist and SAIC professor's invention called, "NeoLucida XL," --is a contemporary and portable take on the two century old Camera Lucida, an instrument which reflects rays of light using a prism to allow objects in real life to be traced. The NeoLucidaXL, an updated version of the first iteration, features a large mirror and glass which makes it easier to draw the "ghost i...

NeoLucida XL: A portable invention that lets you trace objects in real life

Pablo Garcia is raising funds for NeoLucida XL on Kickstarter! Trace what you see with the larger, easier-to-use next generation camera lucida. From the team that brought you the NeoLucida.

Finished this past fall, Camera Lucida lived up to Tonko's vision of a functional and earnest space for work and reflection. A staircase leads to a second level with additional workspace.

Photo 7 of 7 in Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning,…

Christian Tonko - Camera Lucidia studio, Bregenz Photos (C) Eduard Hueber.

Trace What You See: The NeoLucida is the First Portable Camera Lucida to be Manufactured in Nearly a Century

Trace What You See: The NeoLucida is the First Portable Camera Lucida to be Manufactured in Nearly a Century

Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists: What Exactly is a Camera Lucida?

The Camera Lucida: An Optical Illusion for Artists

The left photo shows what you see when you look through a camera lucida: the subject reflected onto the paper you're going to use, and your hand when you move it into view. If you move your head while working, your lines and subject won't align (right).

iPhone App Screenshot. Camera Lucida a tool developed by great artists to assist them in drawing detail and perspective from Caravaggio to Warhol

Daw Like The Masters : Camera Lucida- The iPhone App for Artists

Camera Lucida

Camera Lucida

NeoLucida : Portable Camera Lucida.  Did YOU hear about the 'Camera Lucida' before...?

Did YOU hear about the 'Camera Lucida' before.

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