Building Study: 20 rendering techniques

Building Study: 20 rendering techniques

Techniques change not only conditional on the medium we are using but also depending on the idea they wish to convey.

BY BEA MARTIN

 

The following building study vignettes will help you to select the technique appropriate to whatever subject you have in hand.

1 two-tone contour line
2 high-contrast
3 ten-tone contour line
4 monotone
5 monochromatic
6 photo-rendering study
7 collage
8 continuous line
9 construction line
10 positive-negative
11 punch line
12 border composition
13 abstract illustration
14 tone value
15 line value
16 tone-line value combined
17 pointillism
18 vertical-horizontal lines
19 cross-hatching
20 computer render

 


Reference: Drawing and Designing with Confidence: A Step-by-step Guide, Mike W. Lin, Wiley, 1993

 

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