Wednesday, November 09, 2005

TECHNIQUES
The Art of the Pencil Comp

This informative article appeared in issue 16 of CMYK Magazine and is available as a downloadable PDF from their website. Doyald Young writes a comprehensive analysis of the value of pencil sketches and comps.


It is more difficult to tweak the computer's formulae into a desired shape than to draw the shape by hand. A curve drawn on a computer with Bezier points is formed with algorithms automatically and does not require the same analytical skills as drawing the same curve by hand.

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