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Drawing Shortcuts: Developing Quick Drawing Skills Using Today's Technology / Edition 1
     

Drawing Shortcuts: Developing Quick Drawing Skills Using Today's Technology / Edition 1

by Jim Leggitt
 

ISBN-10: 0471075493

ISBN-13: 9780471075493

Pub. Date: 03/22/2002

Publisher: Wiley

An ingeniously simple drawing approach that joins traditional hand drawing techniques with modern technology

Start creating top-quality drawings faster and more effectively-with Drawing Shortcuts. This book presents practical techniques and applications that will improve your drawing skills and help you produce more accurate sketches by incorporating traditional

Overview

An ingeniously simple drawing approach that joins traditional hand drawing techniques with modern technology

Start creating top-quality drawings faster and more effectively-with Drawing Shortcuts. This book presents practical techniques and applications that will improve your drawing skills and help you produce more accurate sketches by incorporating traditional hand drawing methods with today's technology. Easy-to-follow instructions cover every aspect from the basics of drawing-such as composition, color, shading, shadow, and perspective-up to the most current applications of cameras, copiers, and computers to create and reproduce your work.

This book's step-by-step approach will sharpen and streamline your techniques whether you draw for pleasure or for your profession. Generously enriched with detailed process drawings, examples, and more than 300 full-color images, it features:

• Detailed outlines of drawing methods, from "storyboarding" to the "overlay and trace" method

• Timesaving, end-of-chapter "QuickTips" for easy reference

• Guidelines for building a portfolio

• Pointers on selecting materials and maximizing color potential

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471075493
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/2002
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
11.18(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

* Times Have Changed, New Set of Rules, Learning the Three Cs, Shortcuts are Important

• Basic Drawing Types, Keep it Small, Visualize the Concept, The Easy Perspective, Getting Technical

• Start the Drawing, Sources of Information, Use Your, Imagination, Draw What You See, Project that Image, Overlay and Trace

• Learning Your CCC's, The Handy Camera, The Reliable Copier, The Amazing Computers

• Tools of the Trade, Pencils, Pens, and Markers, Paper, Vellum and Mylar, Files and Charts, The Right Combination

• The Success of Color, Planning Ahead for Color, The Reliable Colored Pencil, The Magic of Markers

• Your Completed Drawing, Copy and File Your Work, Presentation Techniques

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