Re: Musical Notes

Posted by CLC on Apr 6, 2006

Bruce Farr, arguably one of the most successful designers ever, confessed that he was still partial to his ducks and splines. Doubtless his engineers digitize everything. But hull design is a sculptural exercise and it's terribly difficult to replicate the subtleties of hand-drawing in computers.

I still do both. This led in part to developing a class for the WoodenBoat School called "Lofting On Your Laptop" which reconciles the disciplines to some extent.

Lofting On Your Laptop

In Response to: Re: Musical Notes by John Pollard on Apr 6, 2006


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