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The quality of line you are looking for can be achieved with ballpoint pen I am not trying to say that ballpoint pen and dip pen are the same not even close to each other ballpoint pen has its own look and feel and so does dip pen for me ballpoint pen is another way. To produce art with ink Also ballpoint pen can be frustrating to learn it has taken me about ...
Try http://www.sketchup.com/ Very easy 3d drawing program, easy to understand and use. If all you need is tehnical 3d, this can be very good for you.
When creating something in Illustrator you tend to use the pen tool or basic geometric shapes to get to your idea. Depending on how you were taught in the beginning you will tend to use one tool over the other. This is not a specific technique, it's just grid based design using the golden rule (math attached below). Most designers that studied graphic ...
Autodesk Inventor and similar 3D CAD tools would make quick work of this sort of thing: http://www.autodesk.com/products/inventor/overview Inventor is free for startups making less than $100,000 / yr. http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/autodesk-sustainable-design-software-cost
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