Architectural Rendering in Wash

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1921 - Architectural drawing - 160 pages
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Page xiii - this book is devoted principally to the rendering of geometrical drawings, elevations, sections, plans and details — what may be called formal or academic rendering.
Page 99 - Such instances might be multiplied indefinitely, but enough has been said to...
Page xiii - Ill. under restraint), a modicum of vision and as much imagination as obtainable from the ancestral tree." With this modest stock in trade, he asserts, one may hope to arrive. Mr. Magonigle, in a most painstaking way, goes carefully into the process from the placing of the paper on the board to the setting of the palette and the use of colors. Examples are given, by way of illustration, of work by the leading...
Page xiii - It takes infinite pains to make a beautifully rendered drawing, but infinite pains alone will not produce the desired result.
Page xvi - Because by means of drawings the eye is trained to appreciate values in the distribution of light and shade and color — and it is with light and shade and color the architect deals all his life.
Page ii - Mr. McKim said of Jules Guerin that he could show less and express more than anyone he knew.
Page xiv - ... necessary, it is even quite distinctly undesirable, to put everything he knows about into one design. A decent reticence is to be observed in this as in other things in life — one doesn't go about telling all one knows, all at once.
Page 8 - The best way to mount a sheet of paper is always one's own way.
Page vii - ... is to-day at its zenith, indisputably an art in itself, and a great one.
Page 5 - The identical mixture laid in the identical manner on different kinds of paper looks entirely different when dry.

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