Rough drawing

Right off the sketch pad, this is a 1st look at a site. They are interested in a waterfeature at the corner, so I wanted to try and capture how that might turn out.

Very raw, very fast, but we need to give the customer good visual ideas so they can express opinions and move the design process forward. This early feedback is good, maybe better for finding out what they don’t want or like, as opposed to what they want/like.

With waterfeatures like this it is better to find ways to design a great backdrop, to help sell the illusion. Also the vertical elements flanking the focal to bring the complete scene to the corner. Posted by Picasa

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By Rick Anderson

The Whispering Crane Institute was originally formed to act as the umbrella organization for the Philosophy of Design Symposium, and other seminars and workshops given by Rick Anderson and Richard L. Dube’. In the year 2000 WCI became a sole proprietorship owned by Rick Anderson. Today the WCI provides design and consultation services for Landscape Contractors, acts as a Green Industry think tank, and provides training for others in the form of workshops, seminars, and individual consulting. The WCI also provides written material, opinions, case-studies and how-to articles for industry trade magazines.

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