Entourage 5th Edition

A Tracing File and Color Sourcebook

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Date

April 11, 2011

Format

Paperback, 320 pages

ISBN

0071754547 / 9780071754545

$

Your Price

65.00



Overview


Main description

The definitive tracing file for design professionals--updated and expanded

Packed with hundreds of traceable drawings and more than 1000 photographic images, Entourage, Fifth Edition, provides a quick and easy way to create visually persuasive architectural presentations. This fully revised volume offers a vast assortment of contemporary entourage figures that allows architects, commercial artists, interior and graphic designers, and draftspersons to bring designs to life. You'll also get tips for creating your own entourage file of images--including where to search, how to photograph them, and how to develop them into usable illustrations. Add more power and impact to your presentations using this invaluable, state-of-the-art resource.

Entourage, Fifth Edition, features:

  • Up-to-date images of diverse people, trees and plants, vehicles, and other environmental elements
  • Figures and objects in various sizes, scales, and postures
  • Valuable tips for altering images in Photoshop
  • How-to information for composing entourage images in drawing layouts
  • Real-world examples of how professional renderers use entourage elements in their drawings
  • Tips for effectively conveying the function of the depicted project
  • A convenient organization based on size and category of figure
  • Full color images of people, trees, vehicles, and more on enclosed DVD

Add to the success of your architectural sketches and color renderings with the new and expanded Fifth Edition of Entourage.


Table of contents

Acknowledgments
Drawing Credits
Preface
Introduction

PART 1: LAYOUTS
Entourage Overlays

PART 2: FIGURES
Architectural Scale
Perspective Scale
Family Activities
Special Activities
Seated Figures
Sports Activities
Photo-realistic Figures

PART 3: FLORA
Plan Views
Deciduous Trees
Summer / Winter
Winter Skeleton
Trees in Outline
Snow-covered trees
Palm Trees
Plants

PART 4: VEHICLES
Plan + Elevation Views
Oblique Views

PART 5: ENVIRONMENT
Environmental Elements

PART 6: COLOR IMAGES
Figures
Trees
Vehicles
Environment


Author comments

Ernest Burden, AIA, is an architect and consultant specializing in media and marketing strategies. He is the author of many books on design and presentation, including McGraw-Hill's Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture.





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