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Perspective and Sketching for Designers, 1st edition

  • Jessica Newman
  • Jack Beduhn

Published by Pearson (April 24th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

1st edition

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Overview

PROPORTION, PERSPECTIVE AND SKETCHING helps students learn how to draw quickly and believably by mastering practical techniques for perspective drawing and estimating scale and proportion. Drawing on extensive experience teaching beginners, the authors overcome many limitations of previous books. Rather than featuring professional work that beginners can’t possibly duplicate, they show examples of student drawings, helping students gain confidence and gauge their progress. Avoiding unnecessary theory, math, and jargon, they help students develop an intuitive sense of scale and proportion for creating believable perspectives, and offer valuable tricks and shortcuts throughout. In place of lengthy narratives, they support each lesson with supporting video walking through key techniques. The authors also devote lessons to SketchUp (for blocking out perspectives) and Photoshop (for enhancing sketches).

 

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Table of contents

Introduction

 

Lesson 1- Perspective Basics

Lesson 2 - One-point Perspective

Lesson 3 - Two-point Perspective and Ellipses

Lesson 4 - Two-point Perspective Proportioning Methodologies

Lesson 5 - Proportioning a Two-point Perspective

Lesson 6 - Perceived Sale and Multiple Vanishing Points

Lesson 7 –Shadows and Reflections

Lesson 8 – People, Lighting and Colorizing

Lesson 9 – Three-point Perspective and Horizon Line Tricks

Lesson 10 – Chiaroscuro/value

Lesson 11 – Markers and color

Lesson 12 – Color pencils

Lesson 13 – Metallic surfaces

Lesson 14 – Wood

 

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