Hey, that's how I make a lot of my ink drawings! Most of the time I use a 3d
rendered model that I have build myself underneath it instead of a
photograph, but basically it is the same technique. I thought that this was
the normal way to do illustrations like this, especially when working with a
death line like newspaper illustrators are. I totally agree that you can't
just tipple if you don't know your anatomy. I can always tell when a drawing
is done like that without knowledge.
Scientific and technical visualizations
Mieke Roth, Msc.
8223 CN Lelystad
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Subject: [SCIART] fwd EXLIBRIS Wall Street Journal stipple hedcuts -- how
they make them--video
not natural science, but interesting.
>EXLIBRIS Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 19:23:41 -0500
>From: Christopher Handy <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: WSJ hedcuts -- how they make them
>I guess I always supposed they were done mechanically, but the
>process actually involves the kind of painstaking manual labor that
>you would associate with the commercial wood-engravings that
>hedcuts vaguely mimic.
>St. Louis, Mo.
Opening May 2, 2010:
"Call the Doctor! Call the Nurse! History of Medicine in New Jersey,
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