Architectural Illustration with ink and pastel. Super Fast

The fastest, simplest way to make professional architectural sketch illustrations.
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

This course is a 5 hour tutorial on how to complete a full blown architectural rendering using pen, ink and colored pastels. It is by far the easiest method for providing illustrations. The course is a step by step course showing you exactly how to do the rendering. You will have a close up view of exactly how you complete the rendering. The course shows how to develop the illustration of two buildings, a small office building and a dining establishment. Every student should come away with a very strong basis for doing illustrations for yourself or a start in the business of professional rendering.

What are the requirements?

  • Generally the only requirement is that the student needs to know how to develop a wire line perspective of a building.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Layout and color an architectural illustration with pen, ink and pastels.

Who is the target audience?

  • Design students, design professionals and anyone wanting to learn how to provide professional illustrations for themselves or a professional basis.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Developing the perspective

A brief introduction about the illustration process used in this tutorial


This lecture talks about what the owner has sent and how it is treated in the illustration process.


In this lecture i will show you how to take the information from the computer and draw a complete B/W illustration.


Drawing a B/W illustration for owner approval and evaluating the drawing.


This lecture shows how to add people, trees, autos and various things to make your illustration come alive.


More on the B/W drawing and using ink to retrace the perspective.


This lecture discusses the differences between a pencil and ink line drawing.

Section 2: Tips and tricks - excercises

The lecture show you how to render several different shapes with your pastel pencils.


Shows how to color several other geometric shapes.


This lecture shows you several tips and tricks when making very fast illustrations.


This lecture talks about accesories and where to get them to add to your illustrations.

Section 3: Coloring your rendering -Example 1

Starting to color example 1


Coloring the rendering and looking at line work.


This lecture shows how to lay in shadows on your renderings.


This lecture shows how to fine tune and finish example 1.

Section 4: Coloring - Example 2

The lecture shows how to draw the second building perspective preparing it for color.


Starting to color the second example.


Shows how to color the brick and canopies on the building.


Additional coloring and laying in the building shadows.


Finish the coloring and adding line weights.


Cleaning up details to finish the illustration.


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Instructor Biography

Steve Hart, Architectural Illustrator

I am a professional architectural illustrator with over 20 years experience. I have worked with many companies such as Disney, Warner Brothers, Harley-Davidson and many more. I do illustration work for architecture, trade show exhibits, home builders, interiors and landscape. I currently work out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. I graduated with an architectural degree from the University of New Mexico.

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