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Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Sketch to Screen to Site
Across the design disciplines, drawing by hand has largely become a lost art. With digital tools at their disposal, the majority of designers create spaces while sitting at their computer screens. Attitudes are changing, however: spurred by creative boredom and by a sense of being disconnected from their briefs, today’s designers seek a greater and more immediate ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published October 17th 2011 by Thames & Hudson
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Oct 08, 2014 Steve H rated it it was ok
Academic or professional level. Hutchison explains at a high level and gives examples of the uses of different drawing techniques in Landscape Architecture. Scant on text, which is used only to describe the drawings (including how many minutes they took), this is a book for people who already know how to create drawings/paintings/illustrations using pencil, pen, watercolors, and some software. There are many very nice drawings, but for somebody looking to learn the technique of "Drawing for ...more
I think this is one of the great examples of how to do context stuff by hand. I work on digital mainly and was experiencing difficulty in expression myself with hands-on drawing until I met this book! It proved that even the quick sketch could become something with just a little bit more play on it.