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1st Edition

Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design

ISBN 9781138280670
Published February 4, 2019 by Routledge
232 Pages

USD $54.95

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Book Description

Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design shows you a flexible and productive design workflow that starts with hand drawing and moves on to digital techniques. In this book, digital and freehand images are displayed side-by-side, so that you can choose at every step which method is best for your desired effect. You will also learn how to draw freehand using a digital tablet, and how to render perspective views, elevations and floor plans. This book includes more than 400 color images and practice exercises that can be referenced online.

Table of Contents





Chapter 1. Preparing Linework and Material for Freehand and Digital Rendering. Introduction to Photoshop and Sketchbook

Chapter 2. Furniture and Small Items

Chapter 3. Soft and Hard Surfaces, Rendering Reflections, Metals and Translucent Materials

Chapter 4. Natural and Artificial Light Configurations on Floor Plans and Elevations

Chapter 5. Rendering Floor Plans and Elevations. Working with Patterns and Shadows

Chapter 6. The Human Figure

Chapter 7. Plants and Outside Views

Chapter 8. Putting Our Interiors Together

Chapter 9. Working with Architectural Renderings



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Jorge Paricio Garcia is an industrial designer, a full-time faculty member in the Interior Design Program at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division and a critic at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He teaches design basics, drawing and rendering.


This step by step approach greatly encourages the beginner and the advanced renderer to discover and utilize necessary tools to improve their skills. The attention to, and technique for placing humans within the environment along with the development of outdoor views, will promote improvement of the human connection & conceptual presentations. This resource will be extremely useful for both students and professors.

Lisa Tucker Cross, Ph.D. RID, IIDA, IAPS
Professor of Interior Design