Drawing the Landscape / Edition 3by Chip Sullivan
Pub. Date: 01/09/2004
This elegant Third Edition of Chip Sullivan's classic Drawing the Landscape shows how to use drawing as a path towards understanding the natural and built environment. It offers guidance for tapping into and exploring personal creative potential and helps readers master the essential principles, tools, and techniques required to prepare professional graphic presentations in landscape architecture and architecture. From quick sketches to highly finished works, from convincing perspective drawings to innovative freehand techniques, Drawing the Landscape introduces a broad range of methods and media that help students and professionals communicate key design ideas as they express their own unique visions. Landscape architecture professionals, architects, designers, artists, illustrators, and students turn to Drawing the Landscape for the skills and confidence to realize their creative potential.
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- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 8.43(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.84(d)
Table of Contents
1. The Essence of Drawing.
Definition of Drawing.
Drawing as Conceptualizing.
Drawing as Seeing.
Freedom and Structure.
The Power of Drawing.
The Spirit of Drawing.
2. The Daybook.
Types of Daybooks.
3. The Creative Environment.
The Artistic Community.
The Creative Process.
4. Equipment and Drawing Instruments.
Pen and Ink.
5. Preliminary Drawing Exercises.
Holding the Drawing Instrument.
6. Tone and Texture.
Light, Shade, and Shadow.
Tone and Value.
Basic Solids in Tone.
7. Drawing Techniques for Trees and Plants.
Tree and Plant Massing.
8. Composing the Landscape Drawing.
The Picture Plane.
The Classic Landscape Composition.
9. Freehand Perspective Drawing.
Freehand Landscape Perspective.
Viewpoints and Vanishing Points.
Developing the Gestural Quality of Freehand Perspective.
10. Drawing the Landscape in Plan, Elevation, and Section.
The Landscape Plan.
Frame of Reference.
The Freehand Conceptual Plan.
The Measured Plan.
Ground Plane Treatments.
Ground Plane Textures.
Trees and Vegetation.
Illustrating the Elevation and Section.
11. Axonometric and Isometric Landscape Drawing.
The Exploded View.
Illustrating the Axonometric and Isometric.
Composing the Paraline Drawing.
12. The Figure in the Landscape.
Drawing the Figure.
The Life-Drawing Session.
Drawing the Figure in Gesture.
13. Animating the Landscape: Drawing with Vim, Vigor, and Vitality.
Animating and Embellishing the Wireframe.
The Gesture as a Design Tool.
The Design File.
14. Composing the Final Drawing.
The Competition Drawing.
Experimental Media: A Gallery of Ideas.
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