Your Sketchbook Page

Try your hand at practicing the exercises you've learned in this chapter.

The Least You Need to Know

V Houses are fascinating to draw and there is no shortage of them in the landscape.

V Informal sketches can accurately describe a house and its personality if they are carefully seen, measured relatively, and drawn progressively from the basic shapes to the finished detail.

V A formal rendering in perspective is another kind of portrait.

V Try drawing houses into your landscapes, especially on trips, so you can include styles and detail that are unusual.

V Don't forget about the exciting, exotic, and estrange in your choices of houses to draw. Why stay home when you can go have an adventure—and draw it, too?

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Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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