From one K-State Grad to another…I have 15 years in Florida with our live oaks. Live oaks are hardy trees, which like dry feet. The only concern with live oaks are when the site is raised thus creating water well within the drip zone. If grading create water retention area in the root zone, then the long term result (10-15 years) the…[Read more]
Joe Beck, RLA replied to the topic Learning illustration methods, Where should I start? in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 12 years, 9 months ago
I agree with what Bob and Stephen has recommended! Sound advice. I also suggest pursue what you love, and you will never work a day in your life. There are many games, one is being licensed which has a set pathway, but our professions is very broad and many pathways can fulfill your personal passions and goals. Be creative, more about that…[Read more]
Joe Beck, RLA replied to the topic Are Landscape Architects Just Being Used As Graphic Designers/Visualisers in the forum GENERAL DISCUSSION 12 years, 9 months ago
Here are my two cents. As a principal, owner, we all work together as a team to secure the bottom line, MONEY. Pretty pictures are a selling point to ultimately get paid. I have clients who come to me just for the pretty picture, those are the easy projects, being I am an artist first and LA second.
With that said, there are underlying liability…[Read more]
Dennis Day….I am who I am as a Licensed Landscape Architect because of him and Construction 1 & 2!!!!
From Dennis I learn what a NUB was….and that I was one.
I prefer generation hand drawn perspectives in pencil, then overlay with white trash using Pentel Sign Pen for line work and Chart Pak for color.