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 […]
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 […]
July 14, 2013

Salzburg Urban Line Drawing

Here is a line drawing that I completed while traveling back to Florida from Austria. I was captivated with this image on the cover of a […]
March 11, 2013

Doors as Drawing Inspiration

Several years ago I had great fun drawing a series of door images.  The idea started while teaching my Friday morning drawing class. After finishing the […]
February 25, 2013

Michael Graves and Hand Drawing

I have always been a big fan of Michael Graves (b. 1934) who is an American architect and designer of universal products.  I had the opportunity […]
February 8, 2013

Line Weight in Architectural Drawings

Here is a video that I created to show the different lines weights used in architectural drawing.  My information comes from the book, Design Drawing, by […]
January 31, 2013

Architectural Sketches

Sandy Morrison is an Edinburgh based architect who keeps a sketchbook. The image above is Razzo in St. Andrew’s Square and the title of his post […]
January 7, 2013

Line Drawings of Historic Jacksonville Florida Doors

In 2011 I was inspired to draw a series of local historic doors.  This included fire stations, homes and buildings in downtown Jacksonville.  These are two […]
November 23, 2012

Rob Krier Drawing Architecture

This line drawing page is full of sketches of the Rauschstrasse House by Rob Krier (born 1938). He is a sculptor, architect and urban designer from […]
November 5, 2012

2-B-2 Architecture from Ukraine

Look what I found while searching for hand drawings of interiors. The  2-B-2 Architecture from Nikolaeu, Ukraine website.  It is exciting to see renderings by architects […]
October 25, 2012

Sketching Architecture with Liz

Excited to see that Liz and Borromini have a Sketching Architecture blog.  I enjoy seeing her wonderful drawing and rendering style.  In this image she is […]
September 24, 2012

Frank Gehry's Creative Steps

I am fascinated with the creative process and how ideas are started and developed.  Frank Gehry  starts his design process with a conceptual sketch, he then […]
September 10, 2012

Architectural Features as Inspiration

The Florida Theatre is one of many historic buildings in downtown Jacksonville with interesting architectural features.  I am captivated by the details of these features and […]
July 9, 2012

Travel Sketches and E-book

Mike Dalkubara is an industrial designer and urban sketcher who has also published several E-books.  Notice his wonderful sketching style in these two Hotel Layout Sketches. […]
June 28, 2012

Architectural images on Tile

Sarah Horn is using architecture as her inspiration in creating a collection of ceramic tiles.  There is a combination of intimate views and big picture building […]
June 4, 2012

Jacksonville Skyline Sketch

This drawing is my second attempt at urban sketching.   The Art of Urban Sketching book has inspired me to go into downtown Jacksonville with my drawing […]
April 5, 2012

Sketching from an Architect

This sketch image is from the Urban Sketches blog by Alvaro Carnicero. He is an architect who is currently living and working in his home town […]
March 30, 2012

Tradional Drawing by Henry Sorenson

Traditional  Drawing by Henry E. Sorenson, Jr., Professor of Architecture, Montana State University “This image was originally made by scoring lines with my index finger into […]
February 4, 2012

Hand Drawing as a Communication Tool

  Here is an article from the  Archivsion Studio website supporting the idea that hand drawing has a place in design world today. “Hand drawing in […]
January 10, 2012

Free Hand Sketches – The Voices Of A Architectural Designer

Article from Free hand sketches – the voices of an architectural designer offer an entry into the creative process of the architect. Sketching, of course, […]
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