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More perspective drawing

Continue with the following exercises:

Estimated Projection (You can do this in your visual diary or ask for the printout)
Estimated Perspective (Box) Try to do this one in Illustrator

Exploded Views

Read through the following information about exploded views and then complete the exercises.

1. Exploded Views – 1
2. Exploded Views – 2
3. Exploded Views – 3
4. Exploded Views – 4
5. Exploded views produced through CAD (Computer Aided Design)
6. Exploded Views Exercise – Disassembled Hacksaw

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CAD Perspective Drawing

This lesson will be a combination of hand drawing and working in Illustrator. To begin you will continue with perspective drawing. Work through the links below. I have the drawing sheets to accompany the exercises so after you work through each one you can get another sheet off me.

5. Traditional Chair in Single Point Perspective
6. The Table – Single Point Perspective (worksheet)
7. Dressing Table – Single Point Perspective
8. Interior Room  – Single Point Perspective
9. Example – Room Interior in Single Point Perspective
10. More Examples – Single Point Perspective
11.  Complete a Room Interior (worksheet)
12. Design an Interior of a Room.
13. Logo and Packaging (homework task)

Illustrator Task:
Using shapes, lines, fills and gradients we will create an alien landscape.

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Drawing Theory and Exercises

Go to the following website:

Read through the following exercises on coloured pencils:
2. Simple Shading Techniques – Curved Surfaces – (Plastics and Metals)
3. Examples of Simple Shading Techniques (Plastics)
4. Card Composite Drawings – (Plastics)
5. Shading Natural Woods
6. Drawing/Shading Exercise 1
7. Drawing/Shading Exercise 2
8. Shading Exercise 3
9. Shading Techniques Exam Question
10. Shading Exercise – Coloured Pencils or Felt Pens

Perspective Drawing:

We will then move onto exercises about perspective drawing: Read through the following link:

1/ Complete the following exercises


2/ Your name in 3D

3/ Illustrator

How would we represent these drawings in Illustrator
Drawing your name in 3D using lines
Drawing your name in 3D using the 3D Tool

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