Basic Rendering, Effective Drawing for Designers, Artists and Illustrators by Robert W. Gill
Basic Rendering, Robert W. Gill | Thames and Hudson | ISBN: 050027634X | 220 p. | 255 ill | 70 MB
The most challenging aspect of the work of any artist or designer must be to represent convincingly a three-dimensional object or view on a two-dimensional surface - that is, to master the technique of rendering. In this clear, step-by-step analysis of rendering, Robert Gill demonstrates how to introduce the illusion of realism into pictorial representations , from a simple rendering of a cube to acknowledged masterpieces of artistic expression.
From the elementary principles of how we see, to the theories of perspective, light and shade, contrast, atmospheric effect and color, rendering is shown to be the essential language of communication for all those in the graphic arts. With the aid of easy-to-follow diagrams , the reader discovers the techniques of rendering basic geometric shapes, such as cylinders, cubes and spheres, and is shown how to give visual literacy to representations of innumerable different textures and surfaces, such as glass , water, stonework and fabrics. With more than 250 illustrations and a series of skill-building exercises, this book is essential reading for all those in the fields of architecture, industrial design , interior design) illustration and landscape design. For beginners and for those who wish to expand and refine their skills, Basic Rendering is sure to become the standard
manual on the subject.
About the author
A designer and architectural renderer with some thirty-five years ' experience in the field of graphics, Robert W. Gill heads his own industrial design office in Toorak, Australia, and lectures in art and design at the Melbourne School of Art and Photography. His previous books include Basic Perspective, Creative Perspective and Rendering with Pen and Ink.
With 255 illustrations
No Mirror Please.