Design Graphics: Drawing Techniques for Design Professionals

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Art - 152 pages
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Emphasizing hand-drawing as a design skill, this unique book combines--in a single-volume--simple techniques and skills related to sketching, design development, and the schematic or preliminary phase of design presentation. Practical and straightforward in approach, it emphasizes drawing as a mental as well as a physical exercise, shows readers how to put designs on paper faster and easier, and explains how visual communication with the client can make better, more economical design solutions. SKETCHING: Basics. Line. Light (Tone/Shadow). Texture/Materials (Patterns). Entourage, Sketch, Figures, Exteriors, Interiors, Still Life, Details. DESIGN DRAWING: Conceptual Doodle/Diagrams, 5-Step Bubble Flow. Perspective Types: Concept/Doodle, Image, Final. DRAWING PROCESS (RENDERING): 1pt. and 2 pt. "Eyeball" Perspective Methods. Composition Studies. Overlay Method. Entourage Final. Presentation. Features monochromatic (black and white) visuals and illustrations throughout. A refresher for professional designers and architects and a primer for students in any design-related field.

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Peter Koenig, MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics University of Chicago School of Medicine Chicago, IL Dr. Koenig trained as a fellow in pediatric cardiology at one of the premier residency programs in the country, Washington University.

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