Drawing in the Digital Age: An Observational Method for Artists and Animators

Drawing in the Digital Age: An Observational Method for Artists and Animators

by Wei Xu Ph.D.
     
 

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A solid foundation for improving your drawing skills

Teaching a new observational method based on math and computer graphics principles, this book offers an innovative approach that shows you how to use both sides of your brain to make drawing easier and more accurate. Author Wei Xu, PhD, walks you through his method, which consists of scientific theories

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A solid foundation for improving your drawing skills

Teaching a new observational method based on math and computer graphics principles, this book offers an innovative approach that shows you how to use both sides of your brain to make drawing easier and more accurate. Author Wei Xu, PhD, walks you through his method, which consists of scientific theories and principles to deliver real-world techniques that will improve your drawing skills. Xu's pioneering approach offers a solid foundation for both traditional and CG artists.

  • Encourages you to use both sides of your brain for drawing with the highest efficiency possible
  • Introduces an innovative method invented by the author for improving your drawing skills

If you are eager to learn how to draw, then this book is a must read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118176504
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Wei Xu, PhD, teaches game programming and production, 3D math, and life drawing at the Art Institute of California—San Diego. He also teaches iOS game programming and drawing classes at University of California San Diego Extension. He is cofounder of Geomy Entertainment, LLC, a game-consulting firm. Xu was previously a lead engineer at Sony Computer Entertainment America for game technology R&D and a senior CG software engineer at Schlumberger Austin Technology Center.

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