Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer With Section-Elevation and Computer Graphics

ISBN-10: 0131720635

ISBN-13: 9780131720633

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Tony Bertauski

List price: $73.60
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"Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer, Second Edition" takes readers step-by-step through the design graphics process. Written at an accessible level, readers will learn basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques; commonly used textures and symbols; how to read plan graphics; how to develop effective designs; and how to assemble professional portfolios. This edition is filled with new sample drawings, updated photographs and descriptive design illustrations and visuals that make techniques easy to follow and easy to understand. The revision maintains the texts presentation focus and provides helpful tip boxes to teach readers how to draw an effective design.Sufficiently addresses landscape design drafting at an easy to follow level. Introduces basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques, and then describes commonly used textures and symbols and how to create them. Shows readers how to put together the plan, (starting with the plat, sale and title block), how to properly label symbols, and how to develop a plant list. Enhances the readers ability to communicate ideas more clearly to their clients.An excellent resource for anyone from home gardeners to aspiring landscape designers.
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Book details

List price: $73.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Introduction
Acknowledgments
The Landscape Design Process and Presentation Graphics
Landscape Designers' Communication Tools
Presentation Graphics
Design Process
Tools
Drawing Surface
Paper
Prints
Tape
T-Square
Triangles
Lead
Pencils
Pencil Sharpener
Sandpaper Paddle
Erasers
Eraser Shield
Markers and Ink
Circle Template
Compass
Scale
Ames Lettering Guide
Dry Cleaning Pad
Brush
Protractor
Curves
Parallel Glider
Line
Line Quality
Line Weight
Lettering
The Art of Lettering
Guidelines to Good Lettering
Lettering Styles
Symbols
The Basic Elements of Symbols
Drawing Symbols
Symbols Reflecting Plant Material
The Role of Symbols in the Design
Adding Shadows to Symbols
Ground Plane
Textures Representing the Ground Plane
Textural Drawing Techniques
Ground Plane Components
The Plan Drawing
Plan Drawing Elements
Plan Drawing Layout
Labeling
Plant List
Sketches and Details
Color
Pencils
Markers
Section Drawing
Vertical Elements
Locating a Section Drawing on the Plan Drawing
Section-Elevation
Computer Graphics
Brief History of Computer Graphics
Advantages of Landscape Design Software
Imaging Software
The Imaging Process and Techniques
Creating the Ground Plane with Imaging
Plan Drawing Software
Cost-Estimator Software
Software Products
Appendices
Portfolio
Project Files
Photography
Copying the Plan Drawing
Assembling a Portfolio
Student Design
Index
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