July 18, 2013

Drawing Plant Video Demonstration

Want to learn more about drawing realistic plans?  Check out this 7 minute video with step by step instruction to draw the image below. Grab your […]
June 26, 2013

Sketches of interiors

When do you find time to practice your drawing skills?  I keep a sketch pad, pencil, eraser and drawing marker right next to where I sit […]
June 10, 2013

Demonstration Marker Rendering Interior

Here is a video demonstration rendering an interior space with markers.  I practiced first to select the color markers and used a subtle color palette close […]
May 22, 2013

Interior Fabric Rendering with Line

Adding pattern to furniture is part of creating interesting perspective drawings of interior spaces.  When selecting patterns, plan to choose a variety of them such as […]
May 20, 2013

Interior Marker Rendering Sofa & Stairs

Interior Marker Rendering Sofa & Stairs.
May 20, 2013

Interior Marker Rendering Sofa & Stairs

Here is another interior rendering inspired by Connie Riik’s interior design.  My  goal in rendering her design was to have a variety of textures, patterns and […]
May 16, 2013

Interior Marker Rendering

Here is an interior rendering from a design by Connie Riik.  I am  practice for the marker rendering class I am teaching this summer. It is […]
March 25, 2013

Interior Rendering with Liz Steel

Liz Steel has a fabulous blog that I follow called Sketching Architecture. It is helpful to see how other artist render interior spaces and her latest […]
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 24, 2013

Demonstration adding texture to a floor plan

Want to jazz up your floor plan?  Take time to add character to your plan by rendering the patterns, texture and adding value. Here are a […]
January 14, 2013

One-Point Perspective Bookcase Demonstration

Check out this 6 minute video showing the steps to adding the inside of a bookcase in one-point perspective. Drawing furniture piece with shelves in perspective […]
December 20, 2012

Architectural Drawings by Edward T. White

A Graphic Vocabulary for Architectural Presentation by Edward T. White represents drawings and styles from the 1970’s.  Published in 1972, this spiral bound manual was intended […]
December 17, 2012

Creative Strategy: Lose the Referee

When I first started to learn to draw, it was easy to get discouraged because my  drawings did not meet my expectations. They often look discombobulated […]
November 26, 2012

Designing a Built In Cabinet

I enjoy challenging myself to visually solve design challenges using my drawing skills.  This challenge was to design a built in cabinet to accommodate a student […]
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