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Sketching Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 111- Architectural Design 1
Why? <ul><li>To quickly get ideas out of your head and on to paper, so you can remember them later </li></ul><ul><li>To ca...
Why? <ul><ul><li>Architecture - Express design concepts quickly before they become concrete hard-line drawings </li></ul><...
Why? <ul><ul><li>Interior Design – Create expressive view of the different components of a space </li></ul></ul>
Why? <ul><ul><li>Landscape Architect – To convey concepts to clients and study possible solutions </li></ul></ul>
Why? <ul><ul><li>Construction Management – To describe specific details of a problems or opportunities on the job site to ...
Ideas about Sketching <ul><ul><li>Remember that sketching can be done nearly anywhere at anytime. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Tools <ul><ul><li>Sketchbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use your Mistakes to Correct your Mistakes - Never Erase </li>...
Getting Started –  The Five Essential Shapes Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes 1- The Curvity Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes 1- The Curvity Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes 2 - The Sphere Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes 3 - The Straight Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes 4 - The Truncone Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes 5 - The Drape Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes - Combining Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
The Five Essential Shapes - Technique <ul><ul><li>By varying the pressure on the pencil, different densities can be made <...
Let’s Get Started –  Contour Drawing <ul><li>Contour drawing is drawing the outline. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is to focu...
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  1. 1. Sketching Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 111- Architectural Design 1
  2. 2. Why? <ul><li>To quickly get ideas out of your head and on to paper, so you can remember them later </li></ul><ul><li>To capture a particular image or mood </li></ul><ul><li>To express your ideas to others </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why? <ul><ul><li>Architecture - Express design concepts quickly before they become concrete hard-line drawings </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Why? <ul><ul><li>Interior Design – Create expressive view of the different components of a space </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Why? <ul><ul><li>Landscape Architect – To convey concepts to clients and study possible solutions </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Why? <ul><ul><li>Construction Management – To describe specific details of a problems or opportunities on the job site to the architect or subcontractors. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Ideas about Sketching <ul><ul><li>Remember that sketching can be done nearly anywhere at anytime. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>True sketches do not have to be “photo-realistic”, sketches are drawings that describe ideas and moods. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your hand is not a drawing machine, it will need training. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your sketching will improve over time; never remove anything from your sketch book as this reduces your ability to see the progress that is being made. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Tools <ul><ul><li>Sketchbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use your Mistakes to Correct your Mistakes - Never Erase </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keep everything you sketch - Never Remove Pages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Always Free Hand - Never Hard-line </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HB or H lead pencil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flat Lead Pencil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Soft-Lead; 4b, 6b, 8b </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Getting Started – The Five Essential Shapes Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  10. 10. The Five Essential Shapes 1- The Curvity Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  11. 11. The Five Essential Shapes 1- The Curvity Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  12. 12. The Five Essential Shapes 2 - The Sphere Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  13. 13. The Five Essential Shapes 3 - The Straight Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  14. 14. The Five Essential Shapes 4 - The Truncone Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  15. 15. The Five Essential Shapes 5 - The Drape Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  16. 16. The Five Essential Shapes - Combining Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  17. 17. The Five Essential Shapes - Technique <ul><ul><li>By varying the pressure on the pencil, different densities can be made </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By varying the angle of the pencil, different widths of lines can be made </li></ul></ul>Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
  18. 18. Let’s Get Started – Contour Drawing <ul><li>Contour drawing is drawing the outline. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is to focus only on the overall shape of the object. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>main reason of the drawing is to define the proportions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal detail will be represented </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>main reason of the drawing is to define the proportions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Select a single viewpoint and stick to it. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit so that they can reach there paper with minimal movement. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Always have their head in the same place whenever they look at the object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This will keep the shapes in the same locaton at all times </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>small movement = big differences </li></ul></ul></ul>Professor Lawrence Kuper© ACH 121-Materials and Methods 1
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