Posts Tagged ‘AutoCAD 2d’

SketchUp Workflow

Sunday, July 6th, 2014
By Tom Gillan The Sketchup workflow follows the same basic pattern each time. We cover all the essential features in our SketchUp courses. Firstly the Metric template is chosen as a starting point. Then an Autocad drawing could be imported as a basis for building the model - note that this will be a grouped object and used only to trace over or Read The Post [...]

Understanding Adobe Indesign CS6

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
By Tom Gillan The basics of Adobe Indesign CS6 are easy to follow and anyone can accomplish great things with these. To begin with, all publications have three basic elements. Text, image, and illustrations or diagrams. You can readily import these into a page layout such as Indesign. Let's take a moment and go over the basics. Text is easy Read The Post [...]

Create An Interior Design Presentation Board Using Autocad, SketchUp, Photoshop And Illustrator

Friday, February 21st, 2014
By Tom Gillan There are several methods you could employ to create a series of printed A2 presentation boards for an interior design presentation to a client. A common workflow would utilize the strengths of the following programs: Autocad, SketchUp, Photoshop and Illustrator. Autocad (produced by AutoDesk) is the industry-leader for drafting Read The Post [...]

Learning The Basics Of Adobe Indesign CS6

Saturday, February 1st, 2014
By Tom Gillan Indesign is a program by Adobe that has been around for over 10 years. It allows you, the user, to publish using the three basic elements. These elements are text, image and diagrams or illustrations. You simply import them into the page layout program of your choice (we like Indesign). Your text can readily be created in Indesign. Read The Post [...]

Basic Information On AutoCAD 2D (Part 1)

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
By Tom Gillan Nowadays, almost all building and design structures are created using some type of computer-assisted design software - also known as CAD software. The most advanced of this software is AutoCAD. This is a type of design software that can be used to build different machine tools, consumer products and built environments in both 2D and Read The Post [...]

Create A Tender Document Using Autocad, Illustrator, Photoshop And Indesign

Monday, January 27th, 2014
By Tom Gillan Creating a tender document for a construction or renovation proposal is easy using Autocad, Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign. The initial plans and elevations would be created in Autocad, which is the industry-leader in 2d drafting software. Created by AutoDesk back in 1982 it is by far the most versatile of drafting programs. Read The Post [...]

The Basics Of AutoCAD 3D

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
By Tom Gillan AutoCAD 3D The industry leader is AutoCAD for 2D and 3D design is AutoCAD. It is the primary method for communicating basic design concepts to others in the form of a drafting and a modeling tool. The computer-aided design (CAD) software is used today to create almost all built environments, structures, machine tools, and consumer Read The Post [...]

AutoCAD 2D Basic Overview – Part 2!

Friday, January 10th, 2014
By Tom Gillan Let's continue on from part one of our AutoCAD 2D Basic overview: The AutoCAD Interface: AutoCAD's interface went under radical changes upon the 2009 version's release. This was done in an effort to make the program more intuitive for users of the Windows 7 operating system. However, the functionality of the program is still relatively Read The Post [...]