March 20, 2014

Sofa Marker Rendering with Copic Markers

I am excited to be getting started with my goal this year which is to be improving my marker rendering techniques. This February, I attended two […]
March 14, 2014

Architectural Line Drawings by T-Soup Design Studio

What a great line drawing of a residential home. This is from the T-Soup design studio.  The design features are illustrated using a contrast of the […]
March 5, 2014

Adding Pattern to Sofa

Here is an illustration of a one-point perspective sofa demonstrating steps for adding a fabric that has a horizontal and vertical pattern.  Before drawing the pattern, […]
February 16, 2014

Hand Drawing Inspiration from Connie Riik Designs

Interior designer Connie Riik , from Jacksonville Beach Florida, has graciously offered her design work for me to use as inspirations for my drawings.  I admire […]
February 8, 2014

Line Drawing Interior Accessories

Enjoyed practicing adding texture and pattern to these table top accessories.  The goal was to have a variety of rendered patterns which included using a combination […]
January 26, 2014

Floor Plan and One-Point Perspective Line Drawing

An important step to drawing an interior perspective space, is to start with a scaled floor plan.  This will assist you in becoming oriented to the […]
January 18, 2014

Architectural Journal Article on Sketching

Want to learn more about sketching and visual communication in the design field?  Check out Perspectives, Volume 19, Number 1, Spring 2011.  There is an extensive […]
January 12, 2014

Dave Gray – Visual Thinking

Dave Gray is a consultant, speaker and author who specializes in teaching and promoting visual thinking.  His website is full of information about how visuals enhance […]
January 8, 2014

Perspective Line Drawing of a Bookcase with Accessories

This line drawing of a two-point perspective bookcase includes accessories on each shelf and a plant on the floor.  This is adding flavor and character to […]
January 1, 2014

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This […]
December 21, 2013

Line Drawing Office Bedroom

I enjoyed rendering this office bedroom space.  The combination of hard and soft surfaces provided a variety of textures to render.  The wood surfaces provided a […]
December 17, 2013

Table Drawing With Parallell Shadow

One way to simplify adding shadows to your perspective drawing is to use the parallel shadow method.  Instead of having a designated light source, the shadow […]
December 4, 2013

Drawing Chairs in One-Point Perspective with Pattern

In one-point perspective, the location of the piece of furniture in relation to the vanishing point determines how much of that piece is seen by the […]
November 26, 2013

Artur Stephniak's Architectural Hand Drawings

Excited to get an email from Artur Stephniak who is an architecture student in Warsaw.  How fun is this!  An aspects I really like about hosting […]
November 19, 2013

Line Drawing of Sofa Pillows with Pattern

It was fun to play around with a variety of patterns in this sofa sketch.  First I collected actual samples to use as I did the […]
November 13, 2013

Drawing Vases Inspired by west elm

I find drawing inspiration from visiting the west elm website accessory page. I admire how their designers successfully put different items together.  This drawing is one […]
November 5, 2013

2 – Point Perspective Proportion Video Demonstration

After learning the basic steps to drawing a two-point perspective box, it is fun to add more to the box.  The video below demonstrates step by […]
October 27, 2013

Hand Renderings from Daedalus Design Studio

How do hand rendered drawings fit into the interior design process? Here are three wonderful hand drawn renderings that demonstrate the importance of using visuals to […]
October 20, 2013

Marker Rendering Orchid

Check out this seven minute video demonstrating how I added color to an orchid line drawing with markers.  Please note that I speed up the middle […]
October 8, 2013

Line Drawing Steps with Table Top Shadows

This is the final image that I drew with the lamp as the light source for the shade and shadow. Before working on this  image, several […]
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