Drawing and Designing With Confidence
A Step-by-step GuideBook - 1993
The highly successful "Loose with Graphics" course-now available in book form for the first time! Mike Lin, ASLA Drawing and Designing with Confidence A Step-By-Step Guide Now, at a fraction of the cost of attending one of Mike Lin's enormously popular graphic workshops, you can learn his uniquely successful drawing and designing techniques. In a short time, you will find your rendering and designing skills greatly improved, as you work quickly, confidently and effectively using Lin's well-known "45 Principles of Good Graphics" and "Six Design Approaches." 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. Lavishly illustrated with nearly 400 color illustrations...including extraordinary before and after student examples...printed in a high-quality, oversized format...and incorporating hundreds of timesaving tricks of the trade, this book holds the keys to developing outstanding drawing and design skills. It is the most detailed and comprehensive book on the topic available today, written by a professional whose acclaimed teaching methods are in demand throughout the world. Architects, landscape architects, interior designers, graphic artists, and illustrators will find that they are working at a much greater level of expertise with the tools and techniques found here. Join the thousands of your colleagues who have already incorporated them into their successful practices .
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, c1993
Branch Call Number: NA2708 .L56 1993x
Characteristics: ix, 198 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 29 cm