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Month: October 2021

WORKING WITH REUSABLE CONTENT AND ANNOTATION This week I really started to understand the site better and thus make improvements to line-weight and hatching. I realised the banisters should not be hatched and had before been confusing them with walls. I also learnt how to add text to the drawing and how to eliminate the […]

LAYOUTS AND CREATING OUTPUT:PLOTTING Plotting allowed me to finally scale the drawing and fully realise what the drawing would look like as a real section and plan. I added dashed lines to display the part of the plan that has been cut through to display the section. I also used my measurements of the site […]

DRAWING ORGANISATION AND SITE SURVEY Working with layers showed me how this application can be much more helpful than drawing with paper and a pen. The fact that by clicking you can disappear or reveal layers is great. I had a lot of trouble with using the scale tool on the Mac. I began by […]

COORDINATES AND MODIFYING CONTENT I found this week really useful in terms of figuring out how to measure and draw real life objects accurately. Drawing this desk from three points of view was really interesting and I started realising just how helpful AutoCAD will be in executing sections and plans. I used mainly the line […]

LABYRINTH DESIGNS I really enjoyed playing around with compositions and making an interesting shape. However, after reviewing the other labyrinths I have realised it may not have been as complex as it could have been to elevate it from a type of line drawing to a labyrinth. Someone commented that it reminded them of Picasso […]


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