Gesture in Architectural Drawing

Gesture in Architectural Drawing

Gesture is a translation of the essential characteristics of those shapes you draw. The Kienetic abstraction of a whole form.

 

Gesture - Architectural Drawing
Gesture - Architectural Drawing

It captures rhythm, flow, movement in space.

If you try to draw a gesture with outer edges, you are missing the point of a gesture drawing.

Values in Gesture

The capability of lines to portray in Lights and darks.

 

Values in Gesture
Values in Gesture

You need to feel visually the Rise and Fall, the Heights, Widths, Depths, Lengths, Masses and Volumes of the form as though you were crawling randomly over every inch of space or the form.

 

Values in Gesture
Values in Gesture

 

3 thoughts on “Gesture in Architectural Drawing”

  1. Interesting point of view. Gesture is so often cooked out of modern architectural drawings by the tight, tight nature of the craft.

  2. This blog is so cool. It helped me a lot especially regarding the values of gestures. This is so great. Thank you so much for sharing it.

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