Perspective Sketching

Freehand and Digital Drawing Techniques for Artists & Designers

Perspective Sketching Freehand and Digital Drawing Techniques for Artists & Designers
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Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781631590320
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Description

Go beyond the horizon with Perspective Sketching. This book offers a command of the basic principles of perspective that is essential to creating dynamic, plausible compositions. With a user-friendly approach, this step-by-step guide will help you master the basics like scale drawing, contour line drawing, linear perspective, tone and texture, and more. Freehand skills like intuitive perspective and concept sketching help you to deepen your technique. Artist and designer Jorge Paricio also includes lessons on working with 3-D modeling in SketchUp and painting in Photoshop and provides a full chapter in blending traditional hand skills with digital media. This effective technique that draws on a broad sense of artistic qualities, coupled with mastering perspective, creates a sketching book unlike any other.

The author

Jorge Paricio was born in Madrid, Spain. He got his Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts in Madrid with the highest GPA in the country and that granted him a full scholarship to Pratt Institute in New York City in 1992, where he obtained his Master's Degree in Industrial Design. In 2004 he obtained his PhD in Fine Arts.�After his graduation from Pratt, Jorge practiced exhibit design, furniture design, product design and graphic design in New York City, Arizona and Madrid, working for clients like Colgate Palmolive and Sony Electronics.�He has also taught at the Istituto Europeo di Design, in Madrid, Spain, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn,�Parson's School of Design in New York, The Art Institute of Colorado in Denver. He is currently a full-time faculty member at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division where he teaches SketchUp and Rendering and an adjunct faculty member at RISD in the Industrial Design department where he teaches the classes of�Design Principles, Drawing for Design and Storytelling in ID.�He maintains two blogs, www.idrender.com where he teaches how to render in industrial design and www.renderinginteriors.com�for the benefit of his students and the design community at large.�In 2008 he set up a painting studio at home in Barrington where he enjoys creating watercolors and drawings of historic buildings and still-life compositions. His work has been exhibited in various galleries in Rhode Island and it can be seen at www.jparicio.com.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781631590320
Illustrations: 200 illustrations
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 0.625 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 15.875 mm
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