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Architectural Illustration

By Peter Jarvis

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ISBN: 9781785004032
PUBLISHED: 23/04/2018
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 270 colour images

This practical book looks at the fundamental principles that underpin the process of architectural illustration: to represent architectural design and the built environment in a way that the general public can understand. Focusing particularly on watercolour, it explains the full process from site sketching to finished rendering. Illustrated with over 200 colour images, it is a unique guide to the work of the architectural illustrator and will be invaluable for artists, illustrators, architects, builders and planners.


  • Instruction is given on drawing methods and processes, good composition and effective use of colour
  • Detailed diagrams show how to set up a perspective drawing by hand and using 3D modelling
  • Worked examples and step-by-step sequences explain the fundamentals of architectural illustration
  • Case studies follow the process of an illustration, using demonstrations specially selected from the author's own work and profiles of leading practitioners

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