With AutoCAD 2011, Autodesk enhanced the user interface and improved many drawing functions including annotative dimensions and text. Neither simplistic nor exhaustive, this revised edition of Digital Drawing for Designers teaches the latest version of AutoCAD by relating to what architects and interior designers understand best: the visual world. Beginning with the building blocks of drawing (lines, circles, and arcs), the book progresses through architectural graphic standards allowing students to create drawings and effectively communicate their design ideas. Advanced features - such as annotative dimensions, annotative blocks, express tools, and linking drawings (XREFs) - are also covered. Instructions are illustrated using language and concepts from manual drafting, creating a smooth transition to the digital environment for all designers. New learners will appreciate the step-by-step lessons and visual illustrations. Experienced design professionals can easily access material to refresh their knowledge. Clear, concise, and above all visual, this is the AutoCAD guide written for interior designers and architects. Features: - Updated for AutoCAD 2011: compatible with AutoCAD versions 14 through 2011 - Illustrations depicting tools, functions, the AutoCAD ribbon interface, and keyboard commands - Practice exercises to reinforce each chapter's topics - Clear explanation of drawing and printing with line weight - Quick reference aids: command reference guide, index, and large-type page headers - Companion website features downloads for each chapter, including exercises, plot styles, title blocks, drawing templates, and professional AutoCAD drawings Instructor's Resources: - Instructor's Guide includes course syllabi and chapter outlines, tips for teachers, and problems and assignments to suit the skill levels of both interior design students and new interior designers
This book will teach your child how to draw with the easiest approach possible...by using alphabet letters, numbers, and other simple shapes. Rachel has been teaching kids how to draw for almost ten years now, and this drawing technique really works! With this no-tears strategy, learning how to draw is fun for children as young as 4 years old, but also works for adults and teens. Cartooning is fun for kids, but even more fun when it comes easy to them. This book does just that...makes drawing fun and easy for kids. This book will turn your child into the artist that he or she wants to be. Each drawing lesson is a step by step process. Each tutorial is broken down into the simplest of steps that can be followed by most children. Your child doesn't need to know how to read or write letters to follow these drawing lessons. In fact, preschoolers, Kindergartners, First graders, etc. can enjoy this book. The only thing your child needs is time and interest. You can also use this as a drawing workbook as the child can draw along in the book. Have fun drawing the day away!
In Drawing Near, John Bevere invites readers to explore a life of intimacy with God. Emphasizing the need for obedience, he urges us to practice-just as we would practice anything we hope to improve-our communication with the Holy Spirit. Understanding that prayer is a dialogue, not a monologue, Bevere encourages us to listen at the Father's feet. Study questions in each chapter offer opportunity for reflection, and a "How to draw near to God" section offers practical steps toward developing true intimacy with Him.
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