9780131720633

Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131720633

  • ISBN10:

    0131720635

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/7/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

"Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer, Second Edition" takes readers step-by-step through the design graphics process. Written at an accessible level, readers will learn basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques; commonly used textures and symbols; how to read plan graphics; how to develop effective designs; and how to assemble professional portfolios. This edition is filled with new sample drawings, updated photographs and descriptive design illustrations and visuals that make techniques easy to follow and easy to understand. The revision maintains the text's presentation focus and provides helpful tip boxes to teach readers how to draw an effective design.Sufficiently addresses landscape design drafting at an easy to follow level. Introduces basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques, and then describes commonly used textures and symbols and how to create them. Shows readers how to put together the plan, (starting with the plat, sale and title block), how to properly label symbols, and how to develop a plant list. Enhances the reader's ability to communicate ideas more clearly to their clients.An excellent resource for anyone from home gardeners to aspiring landscape designers.

Table of Contents

Introduction v
Acknowledgments vi
The Landscape Design Process and Presentation Graphics
1(15)
Landscape Designers' Communication Tools
1(1)
Presentation Graphics
1(3)
Design Process
4(12)
Tools
16(30)
Drawing Surface
16(2)
Paper
18(2)
Prints
20(1)
Tape
21(1)
T-Square
22(1)
Triangles
22(2)
Lead
24(1)
Pencils
25(1)
Pencil Sharpener
25(2)
Sandpaper Paddle
27(1)
Erasers
27(1)
Eraser Shield
28(1)
Markers and Ink
28(3)
Circle Template
31(3)
Compass
34(1)
Scale
35(3)
Ames Lettering Guide
38(1)
Dry Cleaning Pad
39(1)
Brush
39(1)
Protractor
40(1)
Curves
41(1)
Parallel Glider
42(4)
Line
46(12)
Line Quality
46(6)
Line Weight
52(6)
Lettering
58(14)
The Art of Lettering
58(1)
Guidelines to Good Lettering
58(7)
Lettering Styles
65(7)
Symbols
72(50)
The Basic Elements of Symbols
72(9)
Drawing Symbols
81(1)
Symbols Reflecting Plant Material
82(19)
The Role of Symbols in the Design
101(8)
Adding Shadows to Symbols
109(13)
Ground Plane
122(28)
Textures Representing the Ground Plane
122(2)
Textural Drawing Techniques
124(8)
Ground Plane Components
132(18)
The Plan Drawing
150(24)
Plan Drawing Elements
150(3)
Plan Drawing Layout
153(10)
Labeling
163(6)
Plant List
169(3)
Sketches and Details
172(2)
Color
174(14)
Pencils
174(6)
Markers
180(8)
Section Drawing
188(16)
Vertical Elements
188(1)
Locating a Section Drawing on the Plan Drawing
188(3)
Section-Elevation
191(13)
Computer Graphics
204(28)
Brief History of Computer Graphics
204(1)
Advantages of Landscape Design Software
204(1)
Imaging Software
205(1)
The Imaging Process and Techniques
206(8)
Creating the Ground Plane with Imaging
214(5)
Plan Drawing Software
219(6)
Cost-Estimator Software
225(1)
Software Products
226(6)
Appendices
Portfolio
232(3)
Project Files
232(1)
Photography
232(2)
Copying the Plan Drawing
234(1)
Assembling a Portfolio
234(1)
Student Design
235(16)
Index 251

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