Design Drawing, 2nd Edition

Get the completely revised edition to mastering the visual language of architecture.

In his distinctive graphic style, world-renowned author and architecture educator Francis D.K. Ching takes us on another exciting journey through the process of creation. In Design Drawing, Second Edition, he unmasks the basic cognitive processes that drive visual perception and expression, incorporating observation, memory, and rendering into a creative whole. This edition unites imaginative vision with fundamental architectural principles to cover the traditional basics of drawing, including line, shape, tone, and space. Guiding the reader step-by-step through the entire drawing process, Design Drawing also examines different types of drawing techniques such as multiview, paraline, and perspective drawings — and how they can be applied to achieve stunning results. In addition, this edition:

Goes beyond basic drawing books—Ching not only covers the principles, media, and techniques of drawing, but also places these within the context of what and why designers draw.
Features more than 1,500 hand-rendered drawings—beautiful illustrations that reinforce the concepts and lessons of each chapter.
Includes a supplemental CD-ROM—viewers will gain a greater appreciation of the techniques presented in this book through the power of animation, video, and 3D models. Twelve new modules are included, as is a video of the author demonstrating freehand techniques in a step-by-step manner.

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Sketching for Beginners: Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started with Your Drawing

You just can’t find the right book or tutorial to teach you how to get started. Some books skip steps while others just have the pictures with no instructions at all. Online tutorials can be frustrating, especially the video tutorials. Nothing seems to explain it where you can follow it at your own pace without leaving steps out.
This book was written with you, the beginner, in mind. From the tools your will need to get started to shading and basic techniques, this book has been made for you. I will walk you step-by-step through each lesson and even offer extra practice for you to cut your teeth on. No question will be left unanswered as you go from page to page following the steps. You will be drawing in no time!
What You will learn:
– Fruits
– Everyday things
– Plants
– Home and Office
– Animals
– Buildings
– The Human Bodies

Sketching For Beginners step by step

You just can’t find the right book or tutorial to teach you how to get started. Some books skip steps while others just have the pictures with no instructions at all. Online tutorials can be frustrating, especially the video tutorials. Nothing seems to explain it where you can follow it at your own pace without leaving steps out.
This book was written with you, the beginner, in mind. From the tools your will need to get started to shading and basic techniques, this book has been made for you. I will walk you step-by-step through each lesson and even offer extra practice for you to cut your teeth on. No question will be left unanswered as you go from page to page following the steps. You will be drawing in no time!

Here is a preview of what you’ll learn:

– Fruit
– Everyday things
– Plants
– Home and Office
– Animals
– Buildings
– The Human Body