a small, round mark on a line, plan, or map to show the position of something. variations: point | points

the measurable amount of a property keyword: intensity

Cubomania is a surrealist method of making collages in which a picture or image is cut into squares and the squares are then reassembled without regard for the original image, either...

A quick note on how to sketch trees in elevation There are three design elements to consider when sketching trees in elevation: form, texture, and colour. BY...

Liminal Gyration Dis-Orientations series     theoria | elements  

to suddenly change direction or position… variations: skew | skewed | skewness | skewing

something that you can choose to do in a particular situation. keyword: possibility

the action or process of moving or being moved. keyword: motion

Plan Oblique to show off the interior Plan obliques are great to show off the interior. BY BEA MARTIN   Plan obliques provide an unnatural but informative way...

Breaking the Grid V.10 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

any drawing that mixes and superimposes a variety of ideas, techniques or media into a new, meaningful image also: hybrid

Axonometric is a paraline drawing of an axonometric projection, having all lines parallel to the three principal axes drawn to scale but diagonal and...

to grip tightly and sharply... variations: pinch | pinched | pinching | pinches

sketch #002 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

sketch #003 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

to move in a circular or spiral course. variations: coiled | coiling

anything that has a fixed shape or form and that can be known or perceived by the mind. keyword: object

archégrammí #26 theoria | elements    

sketch #001 Line-Layer-Lattice series Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

having a rounded and slightly elongated outline or shape like that of an egg

a longer, less direct way to get where you're going; rerouting. keyword: detour

a shape with six straight sides. variations: hexagon | hexagons

Momentum 'Structural Plasticities' series   theoria | elements  

a rendering is a drawing, especially a perspective, of a building or interior space, artistically delineating materials, shades, and shadows, usually done for the...

archégrammí #20 theoria | elements    

archégrammí #11 theoria | elements    

any various techniques for representing three-dimensional objects and spatial relationships on a two-dimensional surface as they might appear to the eye also: linear perspective | perspective drawing | perspective...

the space between things or events. keyword: interstice

to move in a way so that it is not straight. variations: bend | bent | bends

An annulus, or little ring, is a ring-shaped object, a region bounded by two concentric circles. also: little ring, anulus, anuli, annuli

sketch #002 'Follow the Line' sketchbook   theoria | elements    

the relationships that exist between subjects and events. keyword: relation

Multioblique Combination Paralleli Modo series The composition of this drawing works as a viewing apparatus of the many elements, and geometries within a sense of process.   theoria |...

Linework: 3 basic things about line In architectural language, Line is the basic graphic symbol for all plan and section drawings. Line defines spatial edges,...

archégrammí #7 theoria | elements    

the faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information. keyword: memory

sketch #004 Line-Layer-Lattice sketchbook   Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Line as Threshold sketch #002   theoria | elements  

archégrammí #17 theoria | elements    

analytique is an elevation drawing of a façade, surrounded by a decorative arrangement of drawings of important details and sometimes a plan or section...

Constructural Shift study sketch Sketchbook II-17   theoria | elements    

Urban Cluster v.I Urban Clusters series   theoria | elements      

Appurtenance Structural Plasticities series   theoria | elements  

 3D modeling (or three-dimensional modeling) is the process of developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object in three dimensions via specialized software. also: three-dimensional modeling | 3D model | modelling | 3D modeling

step-by-step | creating a figure-ground diagram A figure-ground diagram is a two-dimensional map of an urban space that shows the relationship between built and unbuilt space. It...

things of a particular type, the subject matter. keyword: matter

to form something by forcing or pushing it out. variations: cracking | crack | cracks | cracked

archégrammí #25 theoria | elements    

Folding Folding | a bend (something flexible and relatively flat) over on itself so that one part of it covers another. When speaking of the...

hendecagon, undecagon, endecagon, or 11-gon is an eleven-sided polygon. A regular hendecagon has internal angles of 147.27 degrees. also: undecagon, endecagon

Shading devices shield windows and other glazed areas from direct sunlight in order to reduce glare and excess solar heat gain in warm weather. These...

The Butterfly Drawing Blots series The Drawing Blots series focus on the idea of the double, the mirrored image and the two-faced.   theoria | elements  

sketch #008 Lined Fields series Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

Frontal elevation oblique: The vertical dimension Frontal elevation oblique 0° – 1:1 BY BEA MARTIN   The frontal elevation oblique also termed a 0° planometric, does not create the...

insitu #02 Insitu-action-ism series   Insitu-action-ism on a partial section of the Palazzo Caprarola, Viterbo   Theoria | Elements  

sketch #008 Line-Layer-Lattice Sketchbook II-17 | Line-Layer-Lattice: An exploration of grided spaces and the production of layers.   theoria | elements  

Shifting Causality 'de-Folium' series   The uncertainty of geometric causality mapped in a leaflike structural array.   theoria | elements  

'Chance Encounters' ink on Mylar, 2018     theoria | elements    

sketch #068 Borderline Mechanisms series theoria | elements    

A square pyramid is a pyramid having a square base. If the apex is perpendicularly above the center of the square, it will have C4v symmetry.

to bring into a compact form by bending and laying parts together... variations: fold | fold in | fold up | folding | folds | folded

  Projections 'Anamnesis' series   theoria | elements    

to form something by forcing or pushing it out. variations: embed | embedded | embedding

to continuously go around a fixed point or center while constantly receding from or approaching it… variations: spiraling | spiralled

Babel Tower Asynthetonic Projections series   study sketch     theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.5 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

one thickness, course, or fold laid or lying over or under another. keyword: layer

to cause to become twisted together with or caught in… variations: entangled | tangle | entangle | entangler | entanglement

Collage is the assemblage of different forms creating a new whole.

the state of something with regard to its appearance, quality, or working order. keyword: condition

the nature of something's ingredients or constituents; the way in which a whole or mixture is made up. keyword: pattern

Esquisse is a sketch showing the general features of a design or plan.

archégrammí #36 theoria | elements    

'Spineless' Tempographics series   theoria | elements  

Breaking the Grid V.9 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

archégrammí #40 theoria | elements    

Gitternetz Space Paranoids series   Theoria | Elements  

the movement in a circle around a fixed point. variations: rotate | rotates | rotation | rotations | rotational | rotating

In geometry, a tetrahedron, also known as a triangular pyramid, is a polyhedron composed of four triangular faces, six straight edges, and four vertex corners....

Twisted Tower I form + structure Tectonic Boundaries series, 2007-10   Tectonic Boundaries | The oscillation between contrasting modes of thinking is an interesting part of the design...

Four faces of a Circle Around the Circle series These drawings utilise the line as a structural device for shape finding, in this case, the circle.   theoria | elements  

a flat shape with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90° variations: square | squares

Axial Constraint Urban Bastides series, 2016   theoria | elements    

a simplified drawing showing the appearance, structure, or workings of something; a schematic representation. also: cavalier perspective | high view point | cavalier projection

An aerial perspective or atmospheric perspective is a technique for rendering depth or distance by muting the hue, tone, and distinctness of objects perceived as receding...

sketch #005 Lined Fields series   Sketchbook I-16 /// Lined Fields: An exploration of the line and the intersection of spaces.   theoria | elements    

employing more than one medium...

Exterior Interior Elevation Oblique: The whole idea in one projection Both exploded and expanded views are excellent tools for examining the way details are put together. BY...

to form something by forcing or pushing it out. variations: mirroring | mirror

Operational Folding Linework series, 2010   theoria | elements  

Unfathomable Quill Spatial Machinery series   theoria | elements    

combining digital and analog tools and techniques...

to put together or considered as a unit. variations: grouping | grouped | groups

Motion the action or process of moving or being moved. . . Sketchnotes   theoria | elements    

The Abyss Border Line Conditions series 2011   theoria | elements    

the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted. keyword: perception

move or cause to move from one place to another… variations: shift | shifted | shifting | shifts | reshift | shiftingness | shiftingly

Dusty Devil Spatial Machinery series   theoria | elements    

Drawing a Multi-oblique Combination Multi-oblique drawings offer a world of combinatorial views. BY BEA MARTIN   I traced a simplified version of Jaeger Beach House by Rob Wellington Qhingley...

archégrammí #21 theoria | elements    

Dyad 'Minded Fields' series, 2017   Theoria:  

archégrammí #39 theoria | elements    

Anamorphosis is a distorted image that appears in natural form only when viewed at a special angle or reflected from a curved mirror.

esquisse #1810 'Esquisse' series   ink on mylar, 2018   theoria | elements

archégrammí #14 theoria | elements    

Split worm's eye axonometric 'Paralleli Modo' series This worm's-eye view permit the viewer to peer upward into the building.   theoria | elements  

The Fabric of Mental Space KRob 2017 Finalist | Professional Hand Hand-drawn, ink on vellum, 150 x 65 Through geometry, we voice of nothing but lines, strata, and segmentation, lines...

archégrammí #13 theoria | elements    

Clockwork Grille study sketch, 2016 Theoria:

the nature of something's ingredients or constituents; the way in which a whole or mixture is made up. keyword: composition

  Asabikeshiinh The Dream Catcher series Asabikeshiinh, Ojibwe language for the inanimate form of the word "spider". theoria | elements

  Breaking the Grid V.6 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements    

Point-Line-Hatch: study #01 'point-line-hatch' series   theoria | elements  

to flatten, squeeze or press by pressure… variations: compress | compressed | compression | compresses | compressing

to cover in a modular and repetitive way… variations: tiling | tiled | tile

Cavalier drawing is a paraline drawing of an oblique projection, having the receding lines perpendicular to the picture plane drawn to the same scale as the...

Breaking the Grid V.11 Breaking the Grid series   theoria | elements  

A heptagon is a seven-sided polygon or 7-gon. A regular heptagon, in which all sides and all angles are equal, has internal angles of 5π/7 radians (128​4⁄7 degrees). also: septagon

The arrow as an active linear symbol As an abstract graphic language, arrows have great meaning in conceptual diagramming since they largely express movement and...

to interlace from a number of interconnected elements.… variations: weaving | weave | weaved | weaves

  archégrammí #18 theoria | elements    

to cover something partly by going over its edge or to cover part of the same space. variations: overlap | overlapping | overlapped

Conception is a drawing of something that does not exist yet. also: conception

to form something by forcing or pushing it out. variations: branch | branched | branching | branches

The process or result of changing from one activity or style to another. keyword: crossover

to add something to something else. variations: addition | added | adding | additions | add

archégrammí #37 theoria | elements    

A Voronoi diagram is the division of a space into contiguous neighbouring cells. The cells relate to a set of points ( Voronoi sites) in that...

A pentagram, pentalpha, pentangle or star pentagon, is the shape of a five-pointed star drawn with five straight strokes. also: pentalpha, pentangle, star pentagon

A superellipse, or Lamé curve, is a closed curve resembling the ellipse, retaining the geometric features of semi-major axis and semi-minor axis, and symmetry about them, but a different...

a grading plan is a plan showing the proposed finish contours and elevations of the ground surface of a construction site also: grading plan

Gesture drawing is a technique of drawing a single or multiple lines freely and quickly as a subject is visualised and perceptions of volume, mass,...

Housing Block IX Modular Array Polyhedric Structures series, 2009   theoria | elements    

Mix-Uses module system VI form + structure Tectonic Boundaries series, 2007-10 Tectonic Boundaries | The oscillation between contrasting modes of thinking is an interesting part of the...

A star polygon is a type of non-convex polygon. A regular star pentagon, {5/2}, has five corner vertices and intersecting edges. also: concave decagon

Orthographic Views: The three principal planes of projection Ortho literally means ‘right angle’. Orthographic projection refers to the transfer of images created by perpendicular projector rays, these...

archégrammí #3 theoria | elements    

Caesura 'point-line-hatch' sketchbook   A sketch from my Sketchbook: point-line-hatch, exploring the behaviour of the line as spatial apparatus.   theoria | elements  

The way in which something acts and or reacts in response to a particular situation or stimulus. keyword: behaviour

Aerography is a surrealist method in which a stencil used in spraypainting is replaced by a three-dimensional object. also: spray painting