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August 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Dick Sneary, ASAI

Dick Sneary, ASAI, past president of American Society of Architectural Illustrators, is considered by his peers as one of the best architectural illustrators in the world.  We are honored to have him as part of our growing graphics community at  For over 30 years, Dick, who is also a seasoned architect, has shared and collaborated his talents and gifts to…


Added by Mike Lin on August 25, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

BeLoose Schedule added to Presenting Architecture's Blog



I recently added a blog on with a list of the overseas schedule for the upcoming Beloose Workshops.


Our overseas members have a great opportunity here!



Added by Robert Becker on August 24, 2011 at 1:50pm — 1 Comment

What a great work you have done CJ

A few days ago, we post a tip on How to Render to Render Many Trees and Shrubs and ask our members to copy and practice the same drawing. CJ Davis is not only a doer, but did a wonderful job (the larger one). Congratulation CJ!

So please don't just sit home and eat popcorn, grab some pens, markers and colored pencils, march to the favorite paper and charge it, this is how you can become a master…


Added by Mike Lin on August 24, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Treasured Experience

One of the most valuable things about the 7 day workshop is learning that Mike Lin was not a graphic prodigy from the get-go, but worked hard through practice, practice, practice, and learning from other masters.  That is what gives him his unique ability to understand where we are coming from and demystify how to get us where we want to go - and it's also what gives some of us hope!  He makes the journey from painful incompetence to at least being "the best in our family" one of the most fun… Continue

Added by Jen Fredenburg on August 16, 2011 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Attitude Investment


Here I was in San Francisco taking 9 days off from work to take a 7 day graphics class that may not particularly increase my bottom line; ah what was I thinking?  The first morning I found out that I was just exactly where I needed to be as Mike began his opening remarks. He spoke that  we are to be proud of all that our past has brought to us and that with a few  tricks and even better attitude people will "want to join us and touch us", metaphorically,  because our confidence will…


Added by Melinda Foote on August 15, 2011 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

The Importance of Hand Drawing in a Digital World - A Chat with AIA National President, Clark Manus, FAIA

A couple of weeks ago, I had the great pleasure to sit down with current AIA (American Institute of Architects) National President, Clark Manus, FAIA of Heller Manus Architects in San Francisco. Being at the helm of the AIA, the president has the over-arching view of our profession across the nation and in many sectors of the design profession and academia.

Added by Brian Lin on August 11, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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