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Vector Basic Training: A Systematic Creative Process for Building Precision Vector Artwork by Von Glitschka

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Chapter 6. Vector Build Methods

As you build your design, it’s important to clearly define your rules of creative engagement. This means choosing a build method that will not only allow you to work efficiently but also ensure that the final art is precise.

Chapter 5, “Shape Surveillance,” covered two shape surveillance techniques: The Clockwork Method (TCM) and Prime Point Placement (PPP). This chapter will show you how to leverage both techniques using what I call the Point-by-Point Method. While TCM gets your points in the right neighborhood and PPP gets them to the right address, the Point-by-Point Method builds the actual structure.

In this chapter, you’ll also learn the Shape-Building Method. This construction technique does just what it ...

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