Color Drawing: Design Drawing Skills and Techniques for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers

Color Drawing: Design Drawing Skills and Techniques for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers

Michael E. Doyle

Language: English

Pages: 432

ISBN: 0471741906

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawing remains the ultimate up-to-date resource for professionals and students who need to develop and communicate design ideas with clear, attractive, impressive color drawings.

Update with over 100 pages, this Third Edition contains an entirely new section focused on state-of-the-art digital techniques to greatly enhance the sophistication of presentation drawings, and offers new and innovative ideas for the reproduction and distribution of finished drawings. Color Drawing, Third Edition Features:
* A complete body of illustrated instructions demonstrating drawing development from initial concept through final presentation
* Finely honed explanations of each technique and process
* Faster and easier ways to create design drawings
* Over 100 new pages demonstrating methods for combining hand-drawn and computer-generated drawing techniques

Step-by-step, easy-to-follow images will lead you through digital techniques to quickly and easily enhance your presentation drawings.

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replaced by hand-drawn linework. Fig. 8-38 The final linework composite. Fig. 8-39 As with the design center interior, lines are scanned as the bottom layer in a Photoshop file. Color is applied via a pen tablet onto a “Multiply” layer above the linework layer. Fig. 8-40 A view of the color layer only. Fig. 8-41 Finally, a few highlights and a very light “atmosphere” (near the skylights, with the airbrush capability of the Brush Tool ) is added on a “Normal” layer above the color.The

includes the converse, whereby an illuminated surface is made lighter next to a shadow. foreground That part of a drawing that lies in front of the center of interest. Foreground elements are often used compositionally to make the middle ground appear more luminous and to help “frame” the center of interest. French gray Grays that are very slightly yellowish or yellow reddish. Golden Mean A guide to proportional relationships between two parts of a thing, developed by the Greeks, whereby the

light. These gradations are often easiest to accomplish with pastel, combined with marker when necessary. Use photographs in books and magazines to help guide you when illustrating specific ceiling types. Lay-In Ceiling, Tegular (4-45, 4-46) Lay out ceiling in pencil. A .5 mm pencil with a 6H lead was used to lay out the ceiling illustrated here. Add graded color with pastel. This ceiling was washed with Raw Sienna 234.9 stick pastel, with Gold Ochre 231.7 stick pastel used in the corners.

finishes, is used as a facing over a substrate. The “roughly squared” stone illustrated here, although not laid up in contiguous rows, is still arranged as approximately level. Apply marker base. In this particular illustration (4-146), Sand (Sand) marker was applied as a base color for the stone in shade and shadow, and Buff (Brick Beige) marker was used for the base color in sunlight.Note the horizontal help lines, added with pencil. Although the stone is rough, these help lines assist in

of Black and French Grey 10% pencil were drawn along the main branches and trunk to create a bark texture. The trunk and fine branch masses were stippled with a Pilot Razor Point. Fig. 4-189 Add ground shadow. A bare tree is accompanied by a shadow that has two separate components. The trunk and main branches cast darker, more distinct shadow, and the finer branches create areas of lighter, diffuse shadow.In figure 4-190, Yellow Green (Limepeel) marker was used as a base color for the grass,

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