Basic Rendering Techniques
Correct shape and proportion is only half the number of steps necessary to
create effective drawings. How you render viewpoint, arrangement, and the
effects of light determines the success of your illustrations.
Viewing objects from different positions changes the appearance of objects.
With the exception of the sphere, forms always change as the angle of view
changes. Avoid viewpoints that obscure objects beyond recognition.
your use of viewpoints that leave the viewer off balance or disoriented unless
this is your intent.
Figure 3-23 shows the normal view of an object together with an unusual
viewpoint of the same object.
Figure 3-23.A tape dispenser drawn using a
normal viewpoint (View A) and an unusual
viewpoint (View B).
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