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Over the Drawing Board; A Draftmen's Hand Book (Paperback) Loot Price: R212 Discovery Miles 2 120
Over the Drawing Board; A Draftmen's Hand Book (Paperback): Ben Jehudah Lubschez
Over the Drawing Board; A Draftmen's Hand Book (Paperback): Ben Jehudah Lubschez

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Over the Drawing Board; A Draftmen's Hand Book (Paperback)

Ben Jehudah Lubschez

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: IV. TRACING PAPER AND TRACING CLOTH Tracing Paper, General Uses No one thing that the draftsman employs is so widely useful as tracing paper. Upon it may be made the whole gamut of drawing from the merest short-hand sketch to the most finished rendering and working drawing. As a help in drafting, such as transferring, frothing and so on, its uses are well nigh unlimited. One can almost judge the ability and efficiency of a draftsman by the methods and extent of his using tracing paper. Tracing Paper in Studying For studying or developing a design or plan or detail, nothing is as convenient or useful as thin transparent paper with a good tooth or surface for pencil. The draftsman can use layer upon layer of the paper, each successive layer showing a new development, and at any stage of the work he can lay out before him all the progressive studies. He may discover that at a certain point he wandered off on a tangent and that his sixteenth sketch is not as promising as his ninth, say.All he has to do is to begin again at his ninth sketch and try a new path of development. There is a wonderful fascination about this. There is a wonderful interest in a group of such sketches ? they present an intensely human and graphic history of whatever one was studying. Now for the mechanical details?the modus operandi. Tracing Paper, How to Use in Studying To begin with, a substantial piece of paper should be stretched on the board and on this paper should be outlined in strong lines the fixed general dimensions, axes if any, and all important and mandatory lines of what is to be drawn or designed. Now on tracing paper over this skeleton one proceeds ? mostly free hand ? with a soft pencil, crayon or charcoal, to sketch and study to his heart's content. The tracing pape...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Ben Jehudah Lubschez
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73885-9
Barcode: 9780217738859
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-73885-0

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