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Art Direction for Film and Video, 2nd Edition by Robert Olson

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FINISHING THE CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS

One of the most satisfying aspects of the art director’s job is to see the dressed and lit sets standing on the stage. Before this can happen though, the next step is to finish the drawings.

TRANSFER THE DRAWINGS

What you should have now is a row of three elevation drawings of Patty’s living room at the top of your large sheet of tracing paper, and a plan view of the room at the lower left, with a generous amount of blank space around the edges of the drawing sheet.

Now that you have traced the major outlines, remove the individual temporary drawings from under the large sheet. Save the temporary drawings just in case.

During the tracing process, some of the pencil lines from the surfaces of the individual ...

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