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Re: books on sketching skliz...?

Postby NURB » January 31st, 2010, 8:23 pm

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Congrats! Just perused the website, love the gridpaper and taped corners. Nice touch.

Are you getting any further with your possible TV show?
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Re: books on sketching skliz...?

Postby yo » January 31st, 2010, 8:27 pm

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Thanks Chris. The TV is still moving along, in contract negotiations, so it is getting very serious!

This was that link on the previous page for those that missed it:
http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1166889
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Postby yo » February 3rd, 2010, 7:52 am

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Below are some photos of the book:
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Postby Travisimo » February 3rd, 2010, 8:52 am

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The book looks great, I perused it online too. I bet it was a lot of fun to put together!

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Postby yo » February 3rd, 2010, 7:15 pm

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Thnks Trav, it was, it took about a year of steadily building it, a bit here, a bit there....

ID Sketching posted about it today:
http://www.idsketching.com/all/michael- ... -sketches/

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Postby yo » February 6th, 2010, 5:02 pm

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Got a nice little bulk shipment to send to my collaborators today. Pretty fun to open a box with this in it!
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Postby nunoCR » February 6th, 2010, 6:02 pm

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the book looks great yo

btw i've heard that the pirates took over some of design sketching's loot if you know what i mean
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Postby yo » February 13th, 2010, 1:56 pm

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nunoCR: thanks! I have to say you lost me with that last bit, what do you mean?

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Postby nunoCR » February 14th, 2010, 7:58 am

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the last bit was not directed at you... just throwing it out there for everyone.
I probably shouldn't be more specific, it might be against the forum rules.
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Postby Sain » February 15th, 2010, 8:21 am

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I think hes talking about how the Design Sketching Book, has been available online. Type in "design sketching's loot" About the 5th link down.
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Re: books on sketching skliz...?

Postby alexott » February 15th, 2010, 11:37 am


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Hello,

i`m the author of darstellungstechnik, german rendering book. this title you can actually get only in german and japanese
language, but i have good news for you. My new title darstellungsmedien is also available in english, the english title
is representation media, its about rendering, especially about the different sketching media. it`s 29,90 Euro, you can order
it on my adress, or on www.elbtunnel.de, or amazon (klick on the title,and you get pictures).
http://www.amazon.de/Representationmedi ... 707&sr=8-2

http://www.amazon.de/Darstellungstechnik-Umsetzung-Präsentation-Alexander-Ott/dp/3830713401/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1266251756&sr=8-1

if you have any questions about my books, please send me an e-mail.

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Re: books on sketching skliz...?

Postby yo » April 28th, 2010, 6:27 pm

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Thanks everyone for the warm reception to my first book, just sold the 80th copy: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1166889

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Postby Q4857 » May 16th, 2010, 12:04 pm

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Hey guys, does anyone know of any good books pertaining to human body proportions and especially hand proportions? I would like to become more comfortable with adding these into product and furniture sketches. ThAnks

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Postby choto » May 16th, 2010, 8:43 pm

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I used David Finch's Gnomon video series on dynamic hand and feet drawing and it's definitely worth the money, really well done, clear instruction and tons of great narrated footage

http://www.thegnomonworkshop.com/store/ ... s-and-Feet

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Postby choto » May 16th, 2010, 8:44 pm

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Also he has one on the body and the face

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