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Drawing the Landscape

Drawing the Landscape - 3rd edition

Drawing the Landscape - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780471430353

ISBN10: 0471430358

Drawing the Landscape by Chip Sullivan - ISBN 9780471430353
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
International: No
Drawing the Landscape by Chip Sullivan - ISBN 9780471430353

ISBN13: 9780471430353

ISBN10: 0471430358

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 04

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Tools, techniques, and inspiration for understanding and rendering the natural and built environment

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.

Outstanding features of this stunningly illustrated Third Edition include:

  • Entirely new material on using computers in landscape drawing
  • Scores of new exercises, techniques, and illustrations
  • Strong emphasis on individuality and artistic experimentation
  • Sixteen pages of full-color drawings
  • Hundreds of practical examples and step-by-step exercises
  • Solid advice on preparing design projects for professional competition
  • Landscape architecture professionals, architects, designers, artists, illustrators, and students turn to Drawing the Landscape for the skills and confidence to realize their creative potential.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. The Essence of Drawing.

2. The Daybook.

3. The Creative Environment.

4. Equipment and Drawing Instruments.

5. Preliminary Drawing Exercises.

6. Tone and Texture.

7. Drawing Techniques for Trees and Plants.

8. Composing the Landscape Drawing.

9. Freehand Perspective Drawing.

10. Drawing the Landscape in Plan, Elevation, and Section.

11. Axonometric and Isometric Landscape Drawing.

12. The Figure in the Landscape.

13. Animating the Landscape.

14. Composing the Final Drawing.