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Rapid Viz : A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas

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This enjoyable book presents simple techniques that anyone can use to develop basic quick-sketching skills using nothing more than common felt-tips pens and plain paper. Clear instructions, fun exercises and example-filled pages help readers to master the fundamental techniques of graphic art and design.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 1st 1990 by Crisp Learning (first published 1990)
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Meg
Oct 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I read this book as part of a Design book-club we have at work, and at the time that I was reading it I was also taking a "drawing 101" class for fun on my own. There was so much in this book that resonated with and was similar to what we covered in my drawing class. The main lessons were: draw faster, draw bigger (gestural), draw the frame (contours), and worry about the details later. It reinforced the point that it is much better to start with a rough framing of the whole drawing than a very ...more
Alice
Feb 19, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Comprehensive and full of interesting ideas. Just need to somehow buy a copy of this book to actually do the exercises.
Tricia Friedman
Nov 17, 2015 rated it liked it
A good support text for those interested in visual note taking. Ample exercises to challenge novice to advanced sketch artists.
Joy
Dec 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Clear instructions. I hadn't drawn since I was a child so this was exceedingly helpful for me to get back into design sketching
Doug
Apr 02, 2013 rated it liked it
I was hoping for a modeling and visualization book, but this is mainly about drawing. Tie-ins, of course, but probably better suited to someone who works with Real Things rather than Computer Things.
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As the author says on the very beginning of the book:
"...the learning to visualize of two inseparable images, one on a sheet of paper and the other on the back of your mind."
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