Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television

1st Edition

David McHenry

Published February 12, 2018
Reference - 162 Pages
ISBN 9781138290334 - CAT# Y317668

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Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television is the essential resource for students and aspiring professionals studying and working in film and television design. The book covers all aspects of scenic drafting by hand – a technique still used in film and television because of its unparalleled emotive and aesthetic qualities.

Discover how to draw the iconic scroll of a classical column or learn the difference between Flemish bond and English bond brickwork – it is all here! Other key features include the following:

  • Beautifully illustrated, approachable, step-by-step instructions for every aspect of scenic drafting – specific to film and television;
  • Illustrated explanations of camera lenses, including calculating aspect ratios and projections;
  • Coverage of the four types of drafting projection: isometric, oblique, orthographic and axonometric;
  • A comprehensive glossary of terms, including an illustration of each entry.

This beautiful book is clear, accessible, and a must-have for any student aspiring to work in film and television design.


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