DESN 132A—PERSPECTIVE & RENDERING SYSTEMS I | FALL 2020 | T/TH 4:00–6:45PM | ONLINE (AMI)
Start sketching using the rules of perspective.
Draw in multiple views at the same time. Change the scale and consider how the process works. Draw your thinking.
Early studies may be very rough as you explore proportions and other aspects of the design. You can refine your drawing and rendering later as you come to some resolutions. This is a design by Philippe Stark
This sketch include "info graphics", the arrows which describe movement, directions, or how to use some thing. This is still a rough sketch, but it looks good because it is built on perspective rules.
Working in greyscale tones with your markers, develop your rendering considering a light source to develop plane contrasts. Practice is the only way you will develop the skill and confidence. It isn't about talent, it's about putting in effort + time + repeat = success.
The marker work in this rendering by a designer shows a lot of freedom and control at the same time. The final form is well structured based on perspective rules, which is what "tightens" up the sketch. A very stylized, and free approach to sketching.
As you get better, understanding the rules of perspective, you should be able to sketch any object in just about any place in space, without having to stare at an object to draw your ideas. Know the rules, and you'll be 80% done with your design, every design!
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STUDENT COFFEE MAKER EXAMPLES
Emre Arat. 132A. Spring 2017. Marker, ink on bond. 14x17"
Mark Meyer. 132A. Spring 2017. Marker and ink on Marker Paper. 14x17"
Jennifer Avila. 132A. Spring 2017. Marker and ink on Marker Paper. 14x17"
Mariah Gutierrez. 132A. Spring 2017. Marker and ink on Marker Paper. 14x17"
Mariah Gutierrez. 132A. Spring 2017. Marker and ink on Marker Paper. 14x17". Notice how the color background helps the chrome or stainless steel look come alive. Use an accent color to add some life to neutral rendering.
Rahel Ortiz. 132A. Spring 2017. Marker and ink on Marker Paper. 14x17".
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MODERN FORM REFERENCES
Rowenta. If you can draw a box with some edge rounding, that's all this is, with some cylinder logic.
Alessi by Michael Graves. Appears complex, but it's really just a bit of cylinder logic.
Cylinder and cone logic with a little curvature. Not too hard once you see the basic geometries.
Notice the inverted "cone" form, easy!
Bodum. A little bit of cone logic!
kMix. A rounded edge box. Simple!
Bella Dots. A beveled edge box with some edge rounding. Simple!
TenCoffee. A vertical cylinder, simple
Two cylinders, shifted and slightly intersecting. Surprisingly simple, yet stylish!
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This handle rounding is a half circle, therefore notice how the MINOR AXIS of this Vertical Plane Ellipse aligns to the opposite VP
Notice how the MINOR AXIS of these Vertical Plane Ellipses align to the opposite VP
MINOR AXIS is the short length across the ellipse.
MAJOR AXIS is the long length across the ellipse.
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