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Susan V Plaisted, Architect

Learn skills useful in the practice of architecture. Start at the beginning of manual drafting, and other fundamental activities leading to architectural work. View these short videos on How To: “Start Manual Drafting – Where Do I Begin?”

Using basic drawing tools

Drawing simple curves

Erasing lines

Drawing angles

Using a scale ruler

Useful templates

Shop Drawing Review

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Drawing guidelines for lettering

Architectural Drafting Scale Selection