November 16, 2016

Interior Sketch One Point Perspective

One of the great things about teaching a perspective class is getting the opportunity to practice drawing an interior space.  The image above is a visual […]
June 8, 2016

Copic Marker Interior Rendering

Here is a finished in class demonstration that I did from my summer marker class.  Below are the first two steps that I used in a […]
March 19, 2016

One-Point Perspective Interior Sketch

Super full teaching schedule this spring at the college.  One of my favorite classes is the Interior Design Drawing class that uses my perspective book.  So […]
February 4, 2016

Student Art Guide and One Point Perspective Drawing

Excited to find one of my illustrations in the Student Art Guide blog article called “One Point Perspective Drawing: The Ultimate Guide”.  Here is the description […]
June 25, 2015

Copic Color Marker Rendered Interiors with a Color Scheme

Here are three marker rendering demonstrations that I quickly did for my class using a color scheme when selecting hues for an image.  Each image shows […]
April 1, 2015

Creative Strategy: Mistake or Creative Change?

One of the common obstacles while learning to draw is the tendency to stop simply because you made a mistake. I would like to suggest that […]
March 9, 2015

Interior Line Drawing

Using a photograph of an interior space is great tool to for drawing a realistic interior.  Connie Riik, a local interior designer, allows me to use […]
September 26, 2014

Interior Rendering using Copic Markers

The goal of this rendering was to have a unity of color and a variety of texture and pattern. It was started with a line drawing […]
August 22, 2014

Copicart Interior Renderings

Great to have completed another rendered interior line drawing.  Here is a creative strategy that I use when working on an image that takes extra time […]
July 27, 2014

Copic Marker in Class Demonstration

Here are two images of marker demonstrations that were quickly done in class this summer. Each student had a copy of the line drawing and followed […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
August 27, 2013

Using Contrast In Design Drawing

These drawings demonstrate how the principle of contrast can be used to highlight design elements.  Contrast is defined as the result of comparing one thing to […]
August 9, 2013

Drawing Two-Point Perspective Table Legs

Check out these two drawings that show how the legs were drawn on a two-point perspective table.  Note the second vanishing point is off the page […]
August 3, 2013

Drawing One-Point Perspective Furniture

I am always looking for visual ways to communicate the properties of perspective drawing to my students.  In a one-point perspective drawing, the furniture piece will […]
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