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Title:
Plan graphics for the landscape designer : with section -elevation and computer graphics
Author:
Bertauski, Tony.
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Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
vi, 231 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780130329998
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This text was created to teach students in introductory landscape design basic drawing and drafting skills. Though computer graphic software and techniques are described, the bulk of the text teaches the materials and techniques used for drafting by hand.


Table of Contents

1 The Landscape Design Process and Presentation Graphicsp. 1
Design Processp. 1
Presentation Graphicsp. 12
2 Toolsp. 14
Drawing Surfacep. 14
Paperp. 16
Printsp. 18
Tapep. 19
T-Squarep. 19
Trianglesp. 22
Leadp. 22
Pencilsp. 23
Pencil Sharpenerp. 23
Sandpaper Paddlep. 25
Erasersp. 25
Eraser Shieldp. 26
Markers and Inkp. 27
Circle Templatep. 31
Compassp. 31
Scalep. 32
Ames Lettering Guidep. 35
Dry Cleaning Padp. 35
Brushp. 36
Protractorp. 37
Curvesp. 38
Parallel Gliderp. 38
3 Linep. 43
Line Qualityp. 43
Line Weightp. 49
4 Letteringp. 55
The Art of Letteringp. 55
Guidelines to Good Letteringp. 55
Lettering Stylesp. 62
5 Symbolsp. 69
The Basic Elements of Symbolsp. 69
Drawing Symbolsp. 74
Symbols Reflecting Plant Materialp. 77
The Role of Symbols in the Designp. 87
Adding Shadows to Symbolsp. 97
6 Ground Planep. 109
Textures Representing the Ground Planep. 109
Textural Drawing Techniquesp. 110
Ground Plane Componentsp. 118
7 The Plan Drawingp. 140
Plan Drawing Elementsp. 140
Plan Drawing Layoutp. 145
Labelingp. 152
Plant Listp. 160
Sketches and Detailsp. 162
8 Colorp. 165
Pencilsp. 165
Markersp. 172
9 Section Drawingp. 179
Vertical Elementsp. 179
Locating a Section Drawing on the Plan Drawingp. 181
Section-Elevationp. 181
Elements of the Section-Elevationp. 181
10 Computer Graphicsp. 195
Imaging Softwarep. 196
The Imaging Process and Techniquesp. 196
Creating the Ground Plane with Imagingp. 207
Plan Drawing Softwarep. 210
Cost-Estimator Softwarep. 218
Software Productsp. 218
Appendix Portfoliop. 222
Project Filesp. 222
Photographyp. 222
Copying the Plan Drawingp. 224
Assembling a Portfoliop. 224
Indexp. 225