Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Difference between Perspective, Isometric, Oblique and Orthographic Drawing

Linear Perspective is a geometric method of representing on paper the way that objects appear to get smaller and closer together, the further away they are.

Isometric Drawing is a form of three-dimensional projection in which all of the principal planes are drawn parallel to corresponding established axes and at true dimensions; horizontals usually are drawn at 30° from the normal horizontal axes; verticals remain parallel to the normal vertical axis.

Oblique drawings are designed to show a three dimensional view of an object. The width of the object will still be drawn as a horizontal line, but the depth can be drawn back at any angle.

In simple terms, orthographic drawings are views (front, side, top, and so on) of an object. An orthographic view is only one side.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Definition of theme - Environment

New Oxford American Dictionary
1) the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
•the setting or conditions in which a particular activity is carried on : a good learning environment.
•Computing the overall structure within which a user, computer, or program operates : a desktop development environment.
2) the natural world, as a whole or in a particular geographical area, esp. as affected by human activity.

1. The circumstances or conditions that surround one; surroundings.
2. The totality of circumstances surrounding an organism or group of organisms, especially:
a. The combination of external physical conditions that affect and influence the growth, development, and survival of organisms: "We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism" (Paul Brooks).
b. The complex of social and cultural conditions affecting the nature of an individual or community.

The environment is a place where an organism lives in and all the things in it.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

ADMT Lesson 1: Personal Reflection

ADMT is basically redesigning things so it becomes better and nicer. We should have an attitude that is ready to learn.