Rapid Viz: A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas

Cengage Learning PTR - Emphasizing speed and simplicity, the rapid Viz method breaks down drawing to the essentials, teaching the fundamental techniques of graphic art and design using only the simplest of tools: felt-tip pens or pencils and paper. The method is not designed to help you become a master illustrator, but rather a visual thinker and communicator.

Rapid viz, third edition: a new method for the rapid visualization of Ideas provides hands-on instruction on quick sketching skills and techniques that allow you to picture your ideas mentally, and then quickly convert those thoughts into visual reality on a piece of paper. Using a minimum amount of time, rapid viz enables you to nail down your ideas onto paper, trouble, and effort, rapidly converting your thoughts while they are still fresh, and then polish them for clear visual communication with others.





How to Draw: drawing and sketching objects and environments from your imagination

Design Studio Press - It is useful to the novice, the student and the professional. How to draw is for artists, architects and designers. You will learn how to draw any object or environment from your imagination, starting with the most basic perspective drawing skills. This book is indispensable for anyone who wants to learn, or teaches others, how to draw.

. Early chapters explain how to draw accurate perspective grids and ellipses that in later chapters provide the foundation for more complex forms. Design Studio Press. The research and design processes used to generate visual concepts are demonstrated, which link to video tutorials for that section of the book! With a combined 26 years of teaching experience, making it much easier for you to draw things never-before-seen! Best of all, more than 25 pages can be scanned via a smartphone or tablet using the new Design Studio Press app, Scott Robertson and Thomas Bertling bring you the lessons and techniques they have used to help thousands of their students become professional artists and designers.





Drawing for Product Designers Portfolio Skills: Product Design

Laurence King Publishing - Insightful case studies of leading designers illustrate the full range of different visualization options available. Practical tutorials give guidance in creating simple and complex forms, as well as rendering and providing context using scenarios and storyboards. This is both a practical and theoretical guide to the visualization techniques used by contemporary product designers, information graphics, digital rendering, including freehand sketching, and presentation skills.

Laurence King. Hundreds of hand-drawn sketches and computer models have been specially created to demonstrate critical geometry and show how to develop sketches into finished illustrations. Design Studio Press.





Drawing Ideas: A Hand-Drawn Approach for Better Design

Watson-Guptill - Watson-Guptill Publications. Laurence King. Their drawing bootcamp provides essential instruction on thinking, and visually exploring concepts to create compelling products, communications, reasoning, and services. In a unique board binding that mimics a sketchbook,  Drawing Ideas provides a complete foundation in the techniques and methods for effectively communicating to clients and audiences through clear and persuasive drawings.

. Design Studio Press. An intensive how-to primer for design professionals for creating compelling and original concept designs through drawing by hand. Award-winning designers and workshop leaders Mark Baskinger and William Bardel bring us this thorough course in drawing to create better graphic layouts, systems, human forms, diagrams, products, and more.





Perspective Drawing Handbook Dover Art Instruction

Dover Publications - Describing mandatory skills for beginning and advanced students, the text covers such subjects as diminution, foreshortening, convergence, shade and shadow, and other visual principles of perspective drawing. Accompanying a concise and thoughtfully written text are more than 150 simply drawn illustrations that depict a sense of space and depth, depths, and widths; and the use of circles, and explain such concepts as appearance versus reality; perspective distortion; determining heights, demonstrate vanishing points and eye level, cylinders, and cones.

Artists, designers, architects, and engineers will find this book invaluable in creating works with convincing perspective. Design Studio Press. This handy guide provides numerous insights and shortcuts to drawing and sketching effectively. Used book in Good Condition. Watson-Guptill Publications. Laurence King.





How to Render: the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity

Design Studio Press - The second section focuses on the physics of reflectivity and how to render a wide range of materials utilizing this knowledge. One will learn how to construct proper shadows in perspective and how to apply the correct values to those surfaces. Used book in Good Condition. This book is about the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity; the focus is firmly on helping to improve visual understanding of the world around and on techniques for representing that world.

Laurence King. Building on what scott robertson and thomas bertling wrote about in How To Draw: Drawing and Sketching Objects and Environments from Your Imagination, this book shares everything the two experts know about how to render light, shadow and reflective surfaces. Similar to our previous book, how to draw, this book contains links to free online rendering tutorials that can be accessed via the URL list or through the H2Re app.

How to Render: the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity - Design Studio Press. Throughout the book, two icons appear that indicate either “observation” or “action. This means the page or section is about observing reality or taking action by applying the knowledge and following the steps in creating your own work. This book is divided into two major sections: the first explains the physics of light and shadow.

Design Studio Press. Rendering is the next step after drawing to communicate ideas more clearly.





Sketching and Rendering of Interior Spaces

Watson-Guptill - Ivo drpic demonstrates how, anyone can progress from free-flowing doodles to completely professional, using simple equipment and easy-to-master techniques, presentation-quality renderings—saving time and the high cost of using professional renderers. Design Studio Press. Sketching and rendering Interior Spaces is a complete illustrated course in sketching interior spaces.

Laurence King. Used book in Good Condition. Watson-Guptill Publications. Design Studio Press. Used book in Good Condition.





Sketching: The Basics 2nd printing

BIS Publishers - Watson-Guptill Publications. In fact, prequel would be a better word for this new book, since it is aimed towards the novice designer. Used book in Good Condition. Laurence King. Used book in Good Condition. Design Studio Press. Consortium Book Sales Dist. In 2011, following the phenomenal global success of Sketching, which has sold over ninety thousand copies to date, authors Koos Eissen and Roselien Steur debut the sequel entitled Sketching: The Basics.

Design Studio Press. You will learn to use and master the different techniques and also how to apply sketches in the design process. It is the perfect book for those just starting out in sketching, for the first years of art and design courses, and for those who wish to revise the basics of good sketching; it is a simple and efficient way of learning all you've ever wanted to know but have never had explained to you.

Koos eissen is an associate professor at delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, where he is responsible for the freehand and digital drawing classes at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Roselien steur lectures at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague and specialises in design sketching workshops for professionals.

Sketching: The Basics 2nd printing - Whereas sketching shows you how to draw various aspects of shape and form, The Basics explains things in more detail, and serves more as a reference book, taking the reader by the hand and guiding him step by step through all the various aspects of drawing that novice designers come up against. The basics explains the rudiments of learning to draw both clearly and comprehensively, examples, using step-by-step illustrations, and strategies.





Sketching 12th printing: Drawing Techniques for Product Designers

BIS Publishers - Design Studio Press. Laurence King. Consortium Book Sales Dist. Used book in Good Condition. Sketching is an incredibly broad and practical survey of sketching techniques for product designers. Used book in Good Condition. Design Studio Press. Watson-Guptill Publications. Consortium Book Sales Dist. It goes without saying that the book is suited for the classroom, because in spite of the ascendancy of the computer, but every design studio will also find this manual an asset, hand-drawn sketches are still a very much used.





Figure Drawing: Design and Invention

Michael Hampton - Used book in Good Condition. Consortium Book Sales Dist. Watson-Guptill Publications. This book emphasizes a simplified understanding of surface anatomy, facilitate invention, in order to clarify the mechanics of the figure, and ultimately create a skill-set that can be successfully applied to other media.

Design Studio Press. In addition, this book focuses very strongly on practical usage, making sure the artist is able to assimilate the steps presented here into a cohesive working process. Figure drawing: design and Invention is an instructional figure drawing book geared towards the novice and experienced artist alike.

Figure Drawing: Design and Invention - Consortium Book Sales Dist. Fourth printing, September 2011 Design Studio Press. Used book in Good Condition. Laurence King.





Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors

Wiley - Used book in Good Condition. A complete guide to preparing construction documentation from a design perspective Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors has become a must-have guide for students of interior design. Consortium Book Sales Dist. No other text provides this kind of attention to detail. Design Studio Press.

Updated content is presented here in a highly visual format, making it easy to learn the basics of drawing for each phase of the design process. This revision also keeps pace with evolving construction standards and design conventions. Two new chapters, 'concept development and the Design Process' and 'Structural Systems for Buildings, ' along with expanded coverage of building information modeling BIM, address the latest design trends.

Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors - From schematics through to working drawings, learn to communicate your vision every step of the way. Consortium Book Sales Dist. This new third Edition includes access to a full suite of online resources. Students and designers studying for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification NCIDQ will especially appreciate these new materials.

Inside, a sensitivity to aesthetic concerns, you'll find specialty drawings, and real-world guidance from leaders in the field of interior design. Design Studio Press.