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Landscape Graphics
Chapters 1-4
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Plant Sciences
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09/21/2022

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What's a preliminary stage in a landscaping project in which the strong and weak points of the landscape are assessed?
Definition
Analysis
Term
What is the person, couple. or committee rendering the services of a landscape designer?
Definition
Client(s)
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What is a drawing of the ground plane organization that establishes the functionality of the design?
Definition
Concept plan, or bubble diagram or functional diagram
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What are drawings that specify construction techniques?
Definition
Construction details
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What's a computer program utilized to render a picture of a design?
Definition
Imaging software
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What are drawings used to lay out and specify elements of an irrigation system?
Definition
Irrigation plans
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What's a company that installs a landscape design?
Definition
Landscape contractor
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What are drawings that show the measurements for the layout of the ground plane?
Definition
Layout plans
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What's a detailed final plan drawing in which all plantings are labeled and hardscape materials are specified?
Definition
Master plan
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What's a sophisticated drawing rendered from a ground-level viewpoint to illustrate vertical elements in a realistic approach utilizing the horizon line and a vanishing point?
Definition
Perspective
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What's a two-dimensional bird's-eye view of a design drawn from directly overhead?
Definition
Plan drawing
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What's a plan drawing that shows exact plant placement?
Definition
Planting plans
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What's a refinement of the concept plan drawing that focuses on objects, not specific plant material? Plants and hardscapes are drawn to scale and form the elements of the design?
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Preliminary design
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What's an illustration technique used to portray a side view of the vertical elements of a design by establishing a cut line?
Definition
Section
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What is observing and recording what is already on site?
Definition
Site inventory
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What are rough drawings to illustrate the elements of a design?
Definition
Sketches
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What's a drafting triangle with a 30-degree, 60-degree, and 90 degree corners called?
Definition
30/60 degree triangle
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What's a drafting triangle with 2 45 degree corners and one 90 degree corner?
Definition
45/90 degree triangle
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What's a template used to draw lettering guidelines by sliding evenly spaced holes across a T-square?
Definition
Ames lettering guide
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What's a scale designed to determine dimensions based on unit divisions of an inch (1/4' = 1ft, 1/8" = 1ft, etc)
Definition
Architect scale
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What designates a soft pencil lead suitable for making dark lines that are, however, more prone to smudging? The higher the number, the softer the lead (2B, 4B, 6B, etc.).
Definition
B lead
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What's a printing process that utilizes ultraviolet light and ammonia vapor to produce blueline or blackline prints that are true reproductions, with the prospective line color on a white background?
Definition
Diazo, or blackline or blueline
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What's any carefully designed plan or the original blueprinting process?
Definition
Blueprint
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What is the original process that produced a negative copy of the original with white lines on a blue background?
Definition
Blueprinting
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What's a printing company that specializes in reproducing architectural plans?
Definition
Blueprinting company
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What is standard-weight "computer" paper?
Definition
Bond paper
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What's a drafting tool used to whisk away eraser bits and other debris from paper without smudging the drawing?
Definition
Brush
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What is thin, low-quality paper used to sketch designs?
Definition
Tracing paper, or bumwad or onionskin
Term
What's a protective cardboard or plastic tube used to transport rolled drawings?
Definition
Carrying tube
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What are felt-tipped drawing tools sized to draw wide or narrow lines?
Definition
Chisel-tip markers
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What's a plastic template used to accurately draw circles of various sizes?
Definition
Circle template
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What's an adjustable two-legged drawing instrument with a pointed anchor leg and a drawing leg having a piece of lead mounted at the end that is dragged in rotation around the anchor leg to draw large circles?
Definition
Compass
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What's a rod or bar attached to the leg of a compass to lengthen it for drawing larger?
Definition
Compass extender
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What are adjustable, portable drawing surfaces?
Definition
Drafting desktops
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What are small removable adhesive circles used to anchor the corners of a drawing paper onto the design table?
Definition
Drafting dots
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What's a smooth, durable vinyl sheet that protects a drawing surface and provides a smooth, cushioned drawing surface?
Definition
Drafting mat
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What's the preferred designer drawing table, with a drawing surface that can be raised, lowered,or tilted to adjust for comfort?
Definition
Drafting table
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What's low-tack adhesive tape used to anchor the corners of a drawing paper onto the design table while allowing easy removal?
Definition
Drafting tape
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What are instruments and materials used to draft a landscape design plan?
Definition
Drafting tools
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What are wooden pencils, available with leads of various hardness, without any eraser at the end?
Definition
Drawing pencils
Term
What's a flat surface with the 2 important qualities of smoothness and straight edges?
Definition
Drawing surface
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What's a cloth bad filled with bits of eraser that is dusted onto your paper before drawing to reduce smudging?
Definition
Dry cleaning pad
Term
What's a hand-held battery-operated tool that spins an eraser stick at high speed to erase accurately and efficiently?
Definition
Electric eraser
Term
What's a scale designed to determine dimensions based on unit divisions of an inch in multiples of 10? 10-scale = 10ft per inch, etc.
Definition
Engineer scale
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What's a thin, flexible metal template with holes of various sizes and shaped for erasing small area while masking other areas of the drawing that are not being erased?
Definition
Eraser shield
Term
What are fiber-tipped markers of varied quality and line widths that come in color sets? They are relatively inexpensive and disposable?
Definition
Felt-tip markers
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What's a soft plastic ruler with with a flexible metal core that can be set to curved shapes?
Definition
Flex curve
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What's a clear plastic template with various scroll-shaped edges to guide drawing lines of various curvatures?
Definition
French curve
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What's a paper with non-photo blue lines laid out in a grid pattern that can be used to assess scale? Grid lines will not show up on the print.
Definition
Grid paper
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What designates a harder pencil lead, used to draw thin, light lines that are less prone to smudging? The higher the number, the harder the lead (2H, 4H, 6H, etc.)
Definition
H lead
Term
What are erasers embedded with a solvent that will erase ink?
Definition
Ink erasers
Term
What are erasers that can shaped like putty and are used to pick up excess graphite dust from a soft line to be erased be a hard eraser, to keep it from smudging?
Definition
Kneaded erasers
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What's a typical graphite stick that's available in various degrees of hardness and softness for use with drawing pencils?
Definition
Lead
Term
What's a rotary hand-held sharpening device used to sharpen the sticks of 2mm sticks of lead used in a lead holder?
Definition
Lead pointer
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What's a drawing tool that holds large-diameter sticks of lead that can sharpened to a fine point to draw very sharp lines?
Definition
Lead-holder
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What is high-tack adhesive tape that can be used to anchor corners of a paper to a drawing surface if the sticky side is dulled to allow for removal without ripping the paper?
Definition
Masking tape
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What are drawing instruments calibrated to hold various thicknesses of lead (0.5mm-0.9mm) that do not need to be sharpened?
Definition
Mechanical pencils
Term
What's a trademark registered to DuPont Teijin films for their polyester drawing film products? Used generically to refer to high-quality polyester drafting film that is heavier than vellum and has a greater longevity and higher reproduction quality.
Definition
Mylar
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What are used to draw lines that will not show up on camera film print or Xerox copy?
Definition
Non-photo blue pencil
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What is a straightedge fitted with rubber wheels that grip tightly to the paper to guide the edge as it is pulled evenly across the paper to draw consistent parallel lines?
Definition
Parallel glider
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