drawing process

EXAMPLE 1
Little Red School house, Willow Springs, IL - McDonough Associates

See example 2

VIEW SELECTION

We start by finding the right view to best explain the project. We create a perspective by hand, Google Sketchup, or work on a computer file provided by the client.

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PENCIL LAYOUT
little red schoolhouse pencil layout After determining the best view, we create a layout in pencil, fleshing out the all the building details.

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COMPOSITION SKETCH
little red schoolhouse enourage study We then develop a sketch with trees, people, and all other non-architectural elements to give the client an idea of the overall composition.

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BLACK AND WHITE
little red schollhouse black & White rendering After the composition sketch is approved, we generate a pen & Ink illustration. If we are creating a color sketch or watercolor, we move directly to the color artwork without the pen & ink.

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COLOR
lettle red schoolhouse color rendering Finally, we proceed to the color stage with either colored pencil or watercolor. In a colored pencil rendering, we work on top of the black and white, so the client recieves with both a color and black & white version of the artwork.

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EXAMPLE 2
Marriott St. Louis Boardroom - The Concept Group


VIEW SELECTION
We start by finding the right view to best explain the project. We create a perspective by hand, Google Sketchup, or work on a computer file provided by the client.

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PENCIL LAYOUT
marroitt conference room pencil layout
After determining the best view, we create a layout in pencil, fleshing out the all the building details.

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SKETCH
Marriott Boardroom Sketch Example
We then develop a sketch with trees, people, and all other non-architectural elements to give the client an idea of the overall composition.

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BLACK AND WHITE
maroitt conference room black & white
After the composition sketch is approved, we generate a pen & Ink illustration. If we are creating a color sketch or watercolor, we move directly to the color artwork without the pen & ink.

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COLOR
marriott conference room color rendering
Finally, we proceed to the color stage with either colored pencil or watercolor. In a colored pencil rendering, we work on top of the black and white, so the client recieves with both a color and black & white version of the artwork. In the example, we left the areas to be further manipulated blank.

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ADDING PHOTO ELEMENTS
marroitt conference room carpet samplemarroitt conference room window photograph
We now add additional images to the artwork. Materials such as fabrics, trees, and wallpaper, have significant detail, and can be rendered more specificly by using photographic samples.

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FINAL COLOR RENDERING
marriott conference room final color with photoshop
After adding all the elements, we have a fully detailed final rendering.

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