BASIC LINE TYPES USED IN LANDSCAPE DESIGN DRAWING

Sand
PC 940
7. Staedtler Permanent Lumocolor F
3. 6. Box
• A square or rectangular shape. Pepper
• A series of dots to highlight the edge of a form or material. 8. Orange
PC 918
17. 15. 14. Spring Green
PC 913
11. Olive Green
PC 911
15. Simple
• A plain straight line. Scallop
• Repeating the letter “u” or letter “m” end to end. Y & C Calligraphy 3.5
7. Rose
PC 929
2. 9. Terra Cotta
PC 944
20. Y & C Calligraphy 2.0
6. 16. Jitter
• An irregular line made with a “nervous” hand. Bookshelf
• A series of short simple lines in a row. 3. Fray
• A plain straight line with one end emphasized and the other tapering out. Figure 15—5 illustrates the effects of various black markers. Figure 15—1 shows the following types of lines:
1. 12. 13. Apple Green
PC 912
12. Lilac
PC 956
3. Sunburst Yellow
PC 917
16. They may be parallel or angled. Bubble
• A simple circle or slight oval. Peach
PC 939
10. Liquid Paper Mini Correction Pen
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Sanford Prismacolor Pencils
1. Grass Green
PC 909
13. 10. Staedtler Permanent Lumocolor S
2. Polygon
• A shape with more than four sides. Swirl
• Overlapping loops in a particular direction. Figure 15—1, 15—2, and 15—3 identify, define, and illustrate 16 basic line types that are used in all the landscape design drawings found in this textbook and in profes­sional design work. Figure 15—2 shows sample line types 1 through 8 of the previous list;

Figure 15—3 shows sample line types 9 through 16. Echo
• Repeating any line type with a lighter or thinner line. Arc
• A smooth curved line in one direction. Blip
• A plain straight line interrupted with a series of slight bumps (blips).

Updated: 02.11.2014 — 04:47