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sobre los instrumentos de dibujo (cuadrícula, ventana, portillo)

English translation: on drawing instruments (grid, window, aperture)

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Spanish term or phrase:sobre los instrumentos de dibujo (cuadrícula, ventana, portillo)
English translation:on drawing instruments (grid, window, aperture)
Entered by: Lisa McCarthy
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07:53 Feb 24, 2009
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Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / geometry/ art
Spanish term or phrase: sobre los instrumentos de dibujo (cuadrícula, ventana, portillo)
The text is from a summary of a book on Geometry as applied to art, architecture, design and every day life.

Can "cuadrícula, ventana, portillo", in this context really be translated as "grid, window, door"? I can accept "grid", but "window, door" seem a bit too simple and literal.
The whole sentence reads as follows:
"A continuación el estudio que realiza del proceso de automatización de la visión basado en los conocidos grabados de Durero sobre los instrumentos de dibujo (cuadrícula, ventana, portillo)".
Clare Brannan
Spain
Local time: 08:22
on drawing instruments (grid, window, porthole)
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Lisa McCarthy
Spain
Local time: 08:22
Grading comment
Many thanks. The suggestion of porthole got me thinking on the right lines.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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on drawing instruments (grid, window, porthole)


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Lisa McCarthy
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Local time: 08:22
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Many thanks. The suggestion of porthole got me thinking on the right lines.
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