Technical illustrator Adrian Cartwright has produced different styles of technical illustration since 1990.
Looking at the folio of illustrations it's clear that there's technical illustrations of a more traditional style similar to technical manuals for instance car manuals. Then there's a more modern style used for electronics and another illustration style for engineering and building illustrations.
The use of 3d modelling software in recent years has helped a lot in the process of perspective. The time involved is similar, but with the added asset that the perspective can be altered, and multiple images can be created from one model.
This is something that I've passed onto my customers, which has benefitted everyone including the end user or viewer.
Technical illustration is very helpful for instructional booklets, giving pictorial instruction replaces the need to have multiple languages, something that's becoming more important as more companies are operating on a global scale.
Recent commissions for technical illustration have come International household names and graphical technical illustration for mobile hardware developers in the USA and the Far East.
Author: Adrian Cartwright.