Drafting for Garden Design

Drafting for Garden Design

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Course Number:WKS-FA17 H209 E1


6 meetings, Wed., 09/13-10/18,




Location: Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge


Instructor: Steven Foster, Instructor
This seven-week studio intensive is essential for students who anticipate working in garden design. Learn basic drafting skills necessary to record and communicate site plans professionally. The first four weeks will cover reference books, drafting supplies, media/paper types, line weights;lettering and scale reading. Drafting demonstrations will familiarize students with professional drawing techniques and the students will begin to draft basic site plans. Map making will be covered in week four. During the last half of the course,students will learn to develop a landscape graphic palette to illustrate trees, shrubs, perennials and ground covers as well as hardscape materials such as stone terraces, etc. Students will also learn professional rendering techniques using prismacolor pencils. This course is designed for beginners to intermediates and will prepare students for all design classes offered in the Horticultural Certificate Program. We strongly suggest that all students who anticipate working professionally in the field of horticulture complete this course. $25 copy fee applies. For materials list visit www.berkshirebotanical.org