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Sketch Challenge – Week 5

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...

Sketch Challenge – Week 4

Sketch Challenge – Week 4

So here we are at Week 4 of the sketch challenge. Hopefully by now you are really starting to gain a confidence in your sketching and feel that you can see an improvement. I hope you managed to master your perspective drawings, or if not - keep practicing! This week...

Tips for building on a sloped terrain

Tips for building on a sloped terrain

We recently had a question on our Facebook page that has since inspired this post. We were asked if we had any tips for building on a sloped terrain. So here goes: Cut and Fill: This describes the process of carving out a level plinth on a sloping site, in order to...

Sketch Challenge – Week 3

Sketch Challenge – Week 3

So here we are at week three. How have you been getting on with your sketching? By week three we will have done a fair few sketches by now - are you getting into the groove? This weeks task - "PERSPECTIVE" Only one task this week as it might take a few goes before...

Free CAD Blocks – Plants and Bushes 01

Free CAD Blocks – Plants and Bushes 01

We hope you find our cad blocks useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in touch. This set of cad blocks consists of plants and bushes...

Sketch Challenge – Week 2

Sketch Challenge – Week 2

So here we are at week two. How have you been getting on with your sketching? I have to say, I've been finding it a bit of a struggle. The main issue I have is I find it hard to sketch for sketching sake. I need direction, I need a goal! So this week, I am giving us...

Sketch Challenge – Week 1

Sketch Challenge – Week 1

So, the challenge begins….   Image credit - Yann on FlickrQuestion: What exactly do you have to sketch? Answer: Anything and Everything! A sketch a day (more if you want to). Sketch your living room while you are watching TV. Sketch your TV. Sketch the street...

Introducing…The Sketch a Day – 6 Week Challenge

Introducing…The Sketch a Day – 6 Week Challenge

We get asked a lot about how to improve your sketching skills. One of our main responses is to practice. The more I thought about this - the more I thought that I really want to improve my sketching skills too. So. We have come up with a challenge! The Sketch A Day 6...

Free CAD Blocks – Doc M Disabled Toilet

Free CAD Blocks – Doc M Disabled Toilet

Here is another set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. We hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content...

Colour Trees – Free PSD Download

Colour Trees – Free PSD Download

We thought you might like these colour plans of trees in different seasons that we made! Really useful to drop into a site plan in photoshop. They are free for you to download - enjoy! [button color="green" size="medium"...

Free CAD Blocks – Taps 01

Free CAD Blocks – Taps 01

Here is another set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. We hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content...

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom 02

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom 02

Here is another set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. We hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content...