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    DescriptionReaders of this book learn graphic rendering skills quickly with the proven how-to approach that has made Lin the most successful teacher in the field. His method emphasizes speed, confidence, and relaxation, while incorporating many time-saving tricks of the trade.

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    Drawing and Designing with Confidence
    A Step-by-step Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mike W. Lin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 223 mm
    Height: 289 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 922 g
    ISBN 13: 9780471283904
    ISBN 10: 0471283908

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AMC, AKC
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T General Subject: 130
    BIC subject category V2: TBG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16820
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0T
    DC21: 720.284
    DC22: 720/.28/4
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 720.284
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART010000, ARC004000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NA2708 .L56 1993
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AFF, WFA, AMC, AMD
    Illustrations note
    375 colour illustrations, index
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    02 August 1993
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    About the Author Mike W. Lin, ASLA, is a recognized leader in architectural rendering methodology. He is the founder and director of the Mike Lin Graphic Workshop in Manhattan, Kansas, which has travelled to more than one hundred universities and many cities around the world under the sponsorship of many universities, and the AIA, ASLA, ASID, ALCA and other professional organizations. Mr. Lin holds both architecture and landscape architecture degrees and was formerly a professor at Kansas State University. He is the author of the bestselling Architectural Rendering Techniques: A Color Reference.
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    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 skillsthe 45 fundamentals of good graphics, with common mistakes to avoidusing 47 rendering techniques and types to their full advantagedeveloping skills in pencil and marker letteringenhancing entourage techniques in people, vegetation, cars and furniture to create interest and realismquick and simple methods in one and two-point perspective drawingfoolproof sketching methodsa 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!
    Table of contents
    Loose vs Tight. Principles of Good Graphics. Rendering Techniques. Rendering Types. Lettering. Entourage. Perspective Drawing. How to Sketch. Design Process. Appendices. References. Credits. Index.