Sketching Interiors: From Traditional to Digital, highlights four basic drawing skills for interior sketching across three different media—pencil, ink, and marker. The in-depth approach to various elements of sketching, including details of perception, texture, negative space, elevation, contour, and the treatment of interior and exterior spaces, will help students perfect freehand and drawing skills. Throughout various exercises inspired by field studies, students will learn best practices for creating and presenting work for clients. Additionally, the book introduces the techniques of transforming hand drawings into sophisticated digital drawings using Photoshop, an invaluable resource for both new and seasoned designers.
Focuses on freehand sketching using pencil, ink, and marker
Aids in critical elements of drawing including perception, texture, and contouring
Teaches students to transform handdrawn sketches into digital formats
Covers interiors, exteriors, furniture, and accessories
Offers drawing problems and assignments/exercises in each chapter
Includes both black and white sketches and color renderings
Sketching Interiors: A Few Words Before Getting Started
Perception of Edges
Perception of Spaces
Perception of Light and Shadow
Perception of Spatial Relationships
Presenting Materials with Markers
Interior Rendering with Markers
Freehand Sketching for Presentations
Transforming Hand Drawing to Digital Drawing
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, MA, NCIDQ Certificate No. 021078, ASID, IDEC, is an Associate Professor of Interior Design and Interior Design Program Coordinator in the Department of Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology and Interior Design at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. She received a college award of Excellence in Teaching in 2006 and a college award of Excellence in Research in 2009. She also received a Purdue Research Foundation summer faculty grant as well as several instructional development grants from the University. Ding has given numerous presentations on teaching pedagogy and research. Her research interests include digital 3D modeling, graphic communications, cross-cultural comparison of architecture, cognitive perceptions of interior space and relationships of human behavior and environment.