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7 Ways To Improve Your Sketching Skills

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Sketching is an extremely valuable skill in the architecture profession, and one that is certainly getting lost amongst our new technologies of 3d software and so on. However, you can demonstrate an idea with a sketch in a matter of moments, you can’t do the same thing with SketchUp. A sketch allows the client to get an idea, a feeling …

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Top 5 Books for Architectural Drawing and Presentation – US Version

If you want to improve your drawing skills, get ideas for styles, and generally be inspired I would recommend you get hold of the following books. These are books that I found really valuable throughout my course, and were always a great source of reference. This book, Architectural Drawing by David Dernie is a great book for students. It is …

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Sketch Challenge – Week 6 – The Final Week!

Master sketchers! You must be close to sketching mastery by now if you have kept up with the sketch a day challenge so far! Well done for sticking with it. For the final week, we are suggesting you go back over the sketches you have done and focus on the things you found more difficult and have another go at …

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Sketch Challenge – Week 5

Colour!! So now its time to get some colour in your life! So the task for this week is to start experimenting on bringing your sketches to life. Look at different colour styles: Muted pastel colours Bright Watercolour Pens Felt tips Pastels Pick out one accent colour Check out these images for ideas: Image from Suhita at Sketch Away – …

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Top 5 Books for Architectural Drawing and Presentation

If you want to improve your drawing skills, get ideas for styles, and generally be inspired I would recommend you get hold of the following books. These are books that I found really valuable throughout my course, and were always a great source of reference. This book, Architectural Drawing by David Dernie is a great book for students. It is …

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