How-to Guides

Garden design for outdoor living – small garden, big ideas

Garden design: An outdoor living space or a  garden can be somewhat of a premium to many, particularly if you live in urban or inner-city areas. Those of us who have a small garden  or compact outdoor living  space can find it difficult to maximise the impact and use, whilst creating a haven and our…

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How to develop ideas through sketching

This how-to guide will demonstrate how to develop ideas through sketching.

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How to render a furniture plan

This how-to guide will demonstrate how to render a furniture plan. Transcript How to render drawings – part 5 of 6 Rendering a furniture plan Whilst rendering this furniture plan, you will be representing different finishes and patterns using a range of colours. In this concept, we have chosen a light, honey coloured, polished oak…

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How to render upholstery

This how-to guide will demonstrate how to render an upholstered chair and footstool. Transcript How to render drawings – part 3 of 6 Rendering an upholstered chair and footstool This next demonstration shows you how to render an upholstered chair. If you are not confident in your own drawing of a chair, a good way…

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How to use basic rendering techniques

This how-to guide will demonstrate how to use basic rendering techniques with pastel chalks and watercolours. Transcript How to render drawings – part 2 of 6 Basic rendering techniques using pastel chalks and watercolours This next demonstration is going to show you how to represent a carpet. This particular sample is made up on one…

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