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Marker Rendering – Rendering Automotive Headlamps

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Marker Rendering – Rendering Automotive Headlamps In the previous sketching example, I drew a headlamp and discussed the benefits of drawing components rather than an entire vehicle.  If you’d like a full explanation, then you can check out the previous article and video here. Developing your visual ability as an artist necessitates keen observation.  This […]

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Drawing Fundamentals – Using Reference – Pen Holder

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Drawing Fundamentals – Using Reference – Pen Holder Building a visual vocabulary takes time and patience.  It’s not easy to understand form and try to replicated it on paper.  However, it is a crucial process in order for you to create images out of your own mind.  When designers create products, they need to have […]

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Drawing Fundamentals – Building Form

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Drawing Fundamentals – Building Form You ever faced a situation where you were unable to draw an entire car or reconcile some of the shapes and forms you’d like to explore?  Many people do…and so have I!  That is why some of the techniques I am about to show you will help you to build […]

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Sketching – The Value of Drawing Smaller Objects – Car Headlamps

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Sketching – The Value of Drawing Smaller Objects Sketching exercises include trying to sketch as many objects as you can.  That means trying to develop a knack for understanding details quickly.  It’s hard to draw objects that you may not be interested in but the main idea is to allow your mind to observe the […]

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Sketching – 2013 Dodge Viper on Vellum Paper

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Sketching – 2013 Dodge Viper on Vellum Paper After drawing a few loose and quick sketches, I might add that it is fun to just go all out and draw some detailed prismacolor sketches.  I decided to choose a 2013 Dodge Viper!  Stunning and brutally powerful car that it is, I felt it necessary to […]

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Freehand Sketching – Wide Angle Car Sketch

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Freehand Sketching – Wide Angle Car Sketch Here is a sketch of a car using a wide angle shot.  I’ll have to admit right off the bat that I screwed up because in the midst of drawing this car, I switched my perspective.    The biggest problem when choosing a perspective is to strike the […]

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