9781118454817

Drawing the Landscape

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118454817

  • ISBN10:

    1118454812

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/4/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

This elegant Fourth 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 representations in landscape architecture and architecture. It illustrates how to create a wide range of graphic representations using step-by-step tutorials, exercises and hundreds of samples.

Author Biography

Chip Sullivan is Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. Numerous articles have been written by and about Mr. Sullivan, who continues to show his work in galleries across the country. He is the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Rome Prize. Earlier in his career, he taught at Harvard University and worked at Sasaki Associates.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

1 The Essence of Drawing

Definiting of Drawing

Drawing as Conceptualizing

Drawing as Seeing

Freedom and Structure

The Power of Drawing

The Spirit of Drawing

2 The Daybook

Types of Dayboks

Media

Mixed Media

Doodles

Daybook Variations

3 The Creative Environment

The Studio

The Artistic Community

Inspiration

The Creative Process

4 Equipment and Drawing Instruments

Equipment

The Pencil

Drawing Paper

Soft Media

Pen and Ink

Technical Pens

Colored Pencils

Watercolor

5 Preliminary Drawing Exercises

Holding the Drawing Instrument

6 Tone and Texture

Light, Shade, and Shadow

Tone and Value

Hatcing

Crosshatching

Chiaroscuro

Light

Shadow

Basic Solids in Tone

Texture

7 Drawing Techniques for Trees and Plants

Contour Drawing

Gesture

Plant Forms

Plant Structure

Foliage

Shadow

Tree and Plant Massing

8 Composing the Landscape Drawing

The Picture Plane

Drawing Paper

The Classic Landscape Composition

Optical Devices

9 Freehand Perspective Drawing

Linear Perspective

Freehand Landscape Perspective

Horizon Line

Viewpoints and Vanishing Points

Proportional Relationships

Developing the Gestural Quality of Freehand Persepctive

Architectural Perspective

10 Drawing the Landscape in Plan, Elevation, and Section

The Landscape Plan

Frame of Reference

Scale

The Freehand Conceptual Plan

The Measured Plan

Ground Plane Treatments

Ground Plane Textures

Water

Architecture

Trees and Vegitation

Shadows

The Elevation

The Section

Illustrating the Elevation and Section

Elevation Perspective

11 Axonometric and Isometric Landscape Drawing

The Axonometric

The Isometric

Freehand Bird’s-Eye

The Exploded View

Illustrating the Axonometric and Isometric

Composing the Paraline Drawing

12 Animating the Landscape

The Figure in Space

Comics and the Visual Narrative

Storyboarding the Landscape

Moving Drawings: Animating the Storyboard

13 The Hybrid Drawing

The Joy of Graphite

Monochromatic Tone Drawings

Pencil Burns

Embellishing the Wireframe

Digital Rendering Techniques

Drawing Over Photographs

The Cezanne Effect and the Impressionist Image

Techniques of Sequential Artists

Blue Line Comic Method

Tea & Coffee Cocktail Washes

The Scanned Wash

Special Effects for Texturing Digital Prints

Over Painting with Oils

The Tableau

14 Composing the Final Drawing

The Mock-up

Lettering

The Competition Drawing

Experimental Media: A Gallery of Ideas

Conclusion

Afterword

References

Index

Rewards Program

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