Drawing and Designing with Confidence: A Step-by-Step Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 2, 1993 - Architecture - 198 pages
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"The book covers all aspects of design, graphic principles, media, types of drawings, lettering, entourage, sketching and perspective drawing techniques, and contains a wealth of rapidly absorbed information on: achieving a relaxed approach to drawing that uncovers your buried artistic skills; the 45 fundamentals of good graphics, with common mistakes to avoid; using 47 rendering techniques and types to their full advantage; developing skills in pencil and marker lettering; enhancing entourage techniques in people, vegetation, cars and furniture to create interest and realism; quick and simple methods in one-and two-point perspective drawing; foolproof sketching methods; a comprehensive design process with six design approaches and 23 design principles." - inside front cover.
 

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Contents

Principles of Good Graphics
5
Rendering Techniques
23
Rendering Types
43
Perspective Drawing
79
Colored Pencil
120
Pen and
137
Media Comparison
149
111
162
149
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About the Author Mike W. Lin, ASLA, is a recognized leader in architectural rendering methodology. He is the founder and director of the Mike Lin Graphic Workshop in Manhattan, Kansas, which has travelled to more than one hundred universities and many cities around the world under the sponsorship of many universities, and the AIA, ASLA, ASID, ALCA and other professional organizations. Mr. Lin holds both architecture and landscape architecture degrees and was formerly a professor at Kansas State University. He is the author of the bestselling Architectural Rendering Techniques: A Color Reference.

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