Patricia Potwin Ellis

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SEP 06, 2018
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501321726
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Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501321696

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What's in the book

The Book

"Focuses on taking students through each drawing they would have to do in a set of construction documents. Easy to understand for first time drafters." - Azizi Arrington-Bey, Indiana State University, US

Learn step-by-step how to hand draft and draw perspectives for interiors.
After learning the basics—such as lettering, scales, and types of lines—this book guides you through two-color, illustrated lessons for five hand drafting projects and eight hand-drawn interiors. You’ll learn to draft and draw both residential and commercial spaces, preparing you for your career.

PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501321726.

Table of Contents

Section 1 – Introduction to Learning Drafting

1. Drafting Equipment
2. Drafting Construction
3. Scales
4. Lettering
5. Orthographic and Isometric Projections
6. Types of Lines
7. Dimensioning
8. Drafting Common Features
9. Schedules
10. Sections
11. Electrical Plans
12. Elevations

Section 2 – Drafting Projects

Introduction to Drafting Projects
13. First Floor Plan
14. Second Floor Plan with Electrical
15. First Floor Electrical Plan
16. Front Elevation
17. Kitchen Elevation

Section 3 – Perspective Interiors

Introduction to Perspective Interiors
18. Fundamentals of One-Point Perspective
19. Drawing Perspective Grids
20. Using One-point Grid
21. One-Point Interior – Living Room
22. Fundamentals of Two-Point Perspective
23. Two-Point Interior – Family Room
24. Bedroom Interiors
25. Commercial Interior
26. One-Point Kitchen Interior
27. Two-Point Kitchen Interior
28. Commercial Rendering


About The Authors

Patricia Potwin Ellis taught architectural drafting at Mississippi College, USA.

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