Flats, as already demonstrated, have a variety of uses. Both students and designers in industry can use them in design development, when they can be drawn by hand, while CAD comes into its own for drawings destined for line boards and display presentation. Noted on the following pages are their key uses both within a learning environment and in industry.

Flats drawn for presentation sheets, development sheets, line boards and sheets, look books, and price lists can be injected with the illustrator’s personality. Different pen widths can be used and a variety of line introduced to make them more interesting and aesthetically appealing, though this must be done without compromising on detail.

For specification sheets ...

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