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Thumbnail sketch: Six basic types of solar shading

Thumbnail sketch: Six basic types of solar shading Shading devices shield windows and other glazed areas from direct sunlight in order to reduce glare and...

From doodling to noodling, or how to take a line on...

1 DOODLING You begin by letting your pencil/pen go in any direction it wants — but make sure to wind up where you started so that the...

Linear Perspective: the pictorial effect

The picture plane and the orientation remain fixed The horizon line and station point with respect to the ground plane move up and down. As...

Passive solar design: five quick thumbnail diagrams

Read thumbnails in the following order: 1 direct gain, 2 indirect gain, 3 sun-space, 4 roof pond, and 5 isolated gain. Passive solar design: five quick thumbnail...

Drafting the Mondrian’s Cube

1 ASSEMBLAGE | MODEL : Build a 10″x10″x10″ / 25x25x25 cm contained structure by intersecting the three coloured planes; use blue, yellow, and red to distinguish the...

How to construct a paraline circle at 45°

How to construct a paraline circle at 45° In paraline drawings, all circles appear as ellipses except true circles — those that appear in planes parallel to the picture plane.   Follow...

Peekaboo: Plan Oblique showing Cutaway

Peekaboo: Plan Oblique showing Cutaway Plan oblique at 45°-45° axes angles and cutaway   I traced this plan oblique with a cutaway because it is the perfect...

The arrow as an active linear symbol

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...

Drawing vegetation: Hand-drawn texture trees in plan

Check all drawing templates and get a quick start by tracing them. Drawing vegetation: Hand-drawn texture trees in plan Drawing textured trees is more realistic than simple circle...

Drawing vegetation: Hand-drawn outline trees in plan

  Check all drawing templates and get a quick start by tracing them. Drawing vegetation: Hand-drawn outline trees in plan Drawing the outline of trees is aimed at a...