Summary: Architectural Delineation is a text realistically based on student examples, which is appropriate for any art/architecture class where hand drawing is emphasized. It would be particularly useful for any student interested in majoring in architecture or interior design.
This text is a result of the authors never being completely satisfied with the various instructional books available over the 15 years they have taught architectural drawing. Their goal is ...show moreto provide exercises that increase visual awareness, and develop drawing skills and confidence in each student who uses this book.
Each project in Architectural Delineation is designed to give the student cumulative information while reviewing previously-acquired skills. The authors feel that the discipline of seeing (by way of drawing) is an end in itself. It makes the individual more intimately aware of the external world and the internal world of ideas.
The first two chapters of this text provide a presentation of the course of study developed at Texas Tech University for a two-semester sequence in freehand drawing. The first semester activities are limited to black and white media. The second semester is focused on the use of color.
Chapter three is essentially a portfolio of professional work. This section includes both black and white and full color examples of architectural illustration by significant architects, designers, and illustrators.
Chapter four is devoted to advance projects by upper level students. ...show less