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Petterjfs

Buying Industrial Design Gear: First Time

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Hello,

 

My name is Petter and Im just starting out my journey to become an industrial designer. Im attending collage in Norway so I have plenty of time to learn the art of product design.

I have been doing quit a lot of drawing and prototyping with my projects.

But I think that when I start Art and Design classes next year, its time to upgrade my gear.

Now that you guys know my needs:

What would you recommend for my use ? 2d paper drawing in the first place.

Im think some pens, pencils, good pencil sharpener, markers and rulers and different geometric shapes.

What brand would you recommend for me ? I don't think ill need the best of the best top notch equipment, but something with quality and durability.

Im also looking into which kinds of paper I will need.

 

As Im completely newbi on product design the "pro" way Im asking for your help! :)

 

Thanks A lot,

 

Petter

 

ps. I hope I put this in the right sub-Forum.

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Pencils: Indigo blue versions of verithins, and prismacolors. I start my sketches with verithins since you can get really light lines, and use the prismas for lineweight.

 

Markers: Chartpak. Prismacolor markers suck.

 

Pens: I use a ballpoint for sketching, one that doesn't glob up much. For heavier lines I'll use a Pilot Bravo pen.

 

I find a smoked grey transparent triangle is useful too.

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