Design Graphics: Drawing Techniques for Design Professionals (2nd Edition)

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This unique book emphasizes hand-drawing as a design skill, demonstrating this drawing as a mental as well as a physical exercise. Utilizing this book will enable the practitioner to make design decision on paper faster and easier, and will let them know how visual communication with clients can provide better, more economical design solutions. Practical, straightforward, and reader-friendly, this book covers such topics as sketching line, light, texture, and materials; design drawing, including the 5-step bubble flow and conceptual doodles/diagrams; and perspective and rendering techniques, including 1pt. and 2pt. ‘eyeball’ methods, ‘overlay method,’ and entourage. An excellent refresher for professional designers and architects, as well as a primer for those employed in any related field.

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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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