Relative Height

Relative Height is a concept used in visual and artistic perspective where distant objects are seen or portrayed as being smaller and higher in relation to items that are closer. This phenomenon can be seen when looking at a landscape and seeing that distant objects - trees, rocks, animals, etc. - that are at a distance appear to be smaller and higher than similar objects that are close up. Artists deliberately simulate this effect by portraying distant objects as being both smaller and higher in the perspective of the scene.

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