Using a Scale Ruler and Templates
How do we draw floor plans? Sometimes we have to work with the correct scale. In order to do that, I have to pick some rulers here. All right, so when we don't know where to start on a floor plan, we need to know that we have. If I wanted to show, let's say your kitchen in a piece of paper obviously doesn't fit because the paper is small than the actual kitchen, so you have to scale everything down. But how much do you scale it down? That's when you use your scale ruler. There are different types. You certainly for interior design. You would want to get an architectural scale ruler, not engineering, but architectural scale Ruler and I have an example in the packets. It's important that you know how that works. Well, it somewhere here, um, we have different scales from half scale toe, 1/ scale, an eighth of scale. What we need to use. It's actually for this one. I used quarter skill. So what that means is, ah, quarter of an inch equals one foot. So it's important that you have that, um,...
so if I measure four feet four feet in the trying would be one inch right. So it's important that you have that. So when you measure with your tape, measure your room so that you can have a preliminary layout, you have to get your scale correctly. It's find that here we go and these are examples off the different scales that we have. 1/4 scale would be the one that would be most widely used. And why did I mention that? Because we have in different art stores you might have, or very some some templates that will help you draw better. Um, let me put it this way so that the camera can see it well, we have toilets, We have urinals, We have refrigerators, We have bathtubs, We have laboratories of different sizes, and we have circles so that you can go through the process of adding furniture in a much faster way. We also have another template. Put this white pieces piece of paper over here that shows if you wanted to have a grand piano in your living room, you can just trace the outline of it. We have a wing chair. We have a club chair. Windsor chair standard sizes off tables. So if you have your floor plan, you can very quickly with a pencil to a layout, you know, plays your shapes for your room. So this is a time saving technique, and they usually come. Like I said, in 1/4 scale again, 1/4 inch equals one foot, and this is exactly what we write on our papers. So once we have that, this is how now this makes would make more sense to you. Like we have the floor plan. The same one that we have discussed before. And I have in pencil very studied light laying out some main furniture pieces. All right, we have a counter for the kitchen over here that we can barely see a drew A very thinly. Sure yet about that. We have a pantry over here, just a single piece of furniture. We have another piece of furniture, I'm not sure yet, but he will bay. We have my bathroom with a toilet and then a single sink. Their, um it's actually more of a vanity room. Money to bathroom. We have the full bathrooms upstairs. We have a family room over here. I'm working at 45 degrees here. And I have two chairs. We have a table. Um, I have a love seat, a table behind the loveseat, and then I have a little table there. That is over. Now, why do I have these diagonal lines here? I have them so that I can do what it's called. The spot rendering when you present a client. Quite often you don't have the luxury off time to really render a for full floor blood. You just want to give them, um, a leader of an idea of what they would be getting. That's mostly for colors, right and materials that are picked. And this is when we dio we draw two diagonal lines across our floor plan and we render what false inside those two diagonal lines. Now I picked 45 degrees so that it would be easier to draw, and then I render only whatever false inside. So this is a great way Teoh to drop