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Sharpen your drawing skills! Friday, May 20th

Freehand Drawing & Visualization Workshop #2

A series of three workshops taught by an award winning Architectural Illustrator is for design professionals looking to develop fundamental drawing skills. Whether a novice at drawing or a veteran seeking to hone your chops you will learn to draw with the confidence to illustrate your ideas and communicate more effectively with clients and colleagues. The workshop is a hands-on experience with group instruction, demos, and one-on-one coaching feedback. You will come away energized and excited about drawing and with the tools to develop your visualization skills in your professional practice. Part 2 (Friday, May 20, 2016) Perspective Drawing and Introduction to Quick Sketch Techniques. Topics covered:

  • Introduction to perspective

  • Understanding how we see in perspective

  • Skills using perspective fundamentals: horizon line, vanishing points, 1-2-3 point perspective

  • How to create form using shade and shadow

  • Reflectivity and transparency

  • How to design in perspective using photos or SketchUp massing models as your base

  • Introduction to quick sketch and abbreviated drawing techniques

WHEN: Friday, May 20, 2016 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM WHERE: CMAP, 233 S Wacker Dr #800, Chicago, IL 60606 COST: $65 per session to be paid online prior to workshop to guarantee registration. Payments will be accepted at the door as space permits (cash or check written out to APA-CMS). REGISTER: QUESTIONS: For program questions, please contact the CMS Board at CM CREDITS: Four (4.00) AICP CM credits pending for each session MATERIALS: Favorite pens, pencils and a straightedge for finding vanishing points on an 11 x 17 sheet.

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