Monocular Cues
Grouping

100

Parallel lines that seem to converge as the distance increases. 

What is linear perspective?


100

Filling in the gaps to create a whole objects. 

What is closure?

200

When two objects are similar in size, but the one further away appears to be smaller. 

What is relative size? 

200

Grouping nearby figures together.

What is proximity?

300

When objects are higher in our field of vision, it appears to be further away. 

What is relative height?

300

The perception of linked spots, linears, or areas as a single unit.

What is connectedness?

400

Josh is looking at a painting where part of the river is blocked by the trees, making the tree appear closer. This observation shows that the artist used what type of monocular cue?

What is interposition?

400

Perceiving smooth, continuous patterns rather than discontinuous ones.

What is continuity?

500

Sally is able to see the details of the road in front of her, but as she looks farther down, the road appears to be smoother. What monocular cue can be identified?

What is texture gradient?

500

Brandon is grouping his different shaped erasers according to their shape. What monocular cue is he using? 

What is similarity?