Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design

4.24 avg rating
( 41 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780470403976: Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture won the “Award of Excellence” from the 2012 Professional Awards and Student Awards by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

For a hundred years, pencil, pen, markers, and watercolor have been the principal tools of representation for landscape architects and urban planners. Today, those hand-powered aids have been replaced by computers and Computer-aided design (CAD). Digital Drawing for Landscape Architects bridges the gap between the traditional analog and the new digital tools and shows you how to apply timeless concepts of representation to enhance your design work in digital media.

Building on the tried-and-true principles of analog representation, Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture explores specific techniques for creating landscape design digitally. It explains the similarities and differences between analog and digital rendering, and then walks you through the steps of creating digitally rendered plans, perspectives, and diagrams. You’ll explore:

  • Computing Basics
  • Raster and vector images
  • Setting up the document
  • Base imagery and scaling
  • Hand-drawn linework and diagrams
  • Text, leaders, and page layout
  • Color, shading, and textures
  • Creating a section elevation
  • Perspective drawing
  • Techniques for using the newest versions of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat as well as older versions

With more than 500 full-color drawings and photographs alongside proven techniques, Digital Drawing for Landscape Architects will help you enhance your skills though a unique marriage of contemporary methods with traditional rendering techniques.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

A full-color guide to digital landscape representation

For a hundred years, pencil, pen, markers, and watercolor have been the principal tools of representation for landscape architects and urban planners. Today, those hand-powered aids have been replaced by an array of digital tools. Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture bridges the gap between the traditional analog and the new digital tools and shows you how to apply timeless concepts of representation to enhance your design work in digital media.

Building on the tried-and-true principles of analog representation, Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture explores specific techniques for creating landscape representation digitally. It explains the similarities and differences between analog and digital rendering, and then walks you through the steps of creating digitally rendered plans, perspectives, and diagrams. You'll explore:

  • Computing basics

  • Raster and vector images

  • Setting up the document

  • Base imagery and scaling

  • Hand-drawn linework and diagrams

  • Text, leaders, and page layout

  • Color, shading, and textures

  • Creating a section elevation

  • Perspective drawing

  • Techniques for using the newest vers ions of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat as well as older versions

With more than 500 full-color drawings and photographs alongside proven techniques, Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture will help you enhance your skills through a unique marriage of contemporary methods and traditional rendering techniques.

About the Author:

Bradley Cantrell is Principal of and Partner in Visual Logic Inc. and a founding partner in LND Digital Workshop, digital media training and consulting. He is also Assistant Professor, School of Landscape Architecture, Louisiana State University. He received an MLA II from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design with a concentration in digital site representation and interactive spaces.

Wes Michaels is a principal of Spackman+Mossop+Michaels Landscape Architects and a partner in LND Digital Workshop, digital media training and consulting. He is also an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, Louisiana State University. He received an MLA from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Cantrell, Bradley; Michaels, Wes
Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 0470403977 ISBN 13: 9780470403976
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0470403977 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0240366

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 49.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Bradley Cantrell; Wes Michaels
ISBN 10: 0470403977 ISBN 13: 9780470403976
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Omega Books and More Inc.
(Springdale, AR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. FAST shipping, FREE tracking, and GREAT customer service! We also offer International and EXPEDITED shipping options. Seller Inventory # 3D7DSF001XZT

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 51.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Cantrell, Bradley, Michaels, Wes
Published by Wiley (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470403977 ISBN 13: 9780470403976
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110470403977

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 58.44
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Bradley Cantrell; Wes Michaels
Published by Wiley (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470403977 ISBN 13: 9780470403976
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0470403977

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 73.92
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Michaels Wes Cantrell Bradley
Published by John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 10: 0470403977 ISBN 13: 9780470403976
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley & Sons. Condition: New. pp. 320 Figures. Seller Inventory # 8149108

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 76.79
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.06
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Bradley Cantrell
Published by Wiley (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470403977 ISBN 13: 9780470403976
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0470403977n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 204.30
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds