INTR-183: Perspective Drawing and Rendering

Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Industrial Technology
Academic Level
Course Subject
Interior Design
Course Number
Course Title
Perspective Drawing and Rendering
Credit Hours
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
ACT-110 or ART-181, or INTR-120 or Instructor Permission
Catalog Course Description

Studies the basic principles of manual perspective drawing and rendering. Emphasis on various perspective drawing, sketching, and rendering techniques as a means to visually communicate interior spaces.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

To develop professional visual communication skills as a method of representing furniture and interiors in three-dimensional drawings.

Core Course Topics
  1. Isometric drawings
  2. One-point and two-point perspective drawings.
  3. Drawing and rendering techniques to convey and represent interior materials, finishes and surface textures, patterns, values, dimension, light and shadows.
  4. Rendering techniques using a variety of media including colored pencils, markers, ink and pastels.
  5. Artistic sketching, drawing and rendering for visually conveying aesthetic interior design concepts.
  6. Quick sketching.
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Establish multiple methods of visually communicating interior space, furnishings, and furniture.
  2. Demonstrate proficient three-dimensional sketching, rendering, and visual presentation skills.
  3. Apply a variety of techniques to visually convey surface texture, pattern, light, value, and shadow.
  4. Visually enhance 2-D and 3-D drawings of interior spaces using various media and rendering techniques.*
  5. Express personal style and artistic flare in sketching and rendering interior spaces.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement


  • Scaled One-Point Perspective Drawing of Interiors
  • Scaled Two-Point Perspective Drawing of Interiors
  • Isometric Drawing of Systems Furniture
  • Rendering exercises and assignments
  • Render one-point and two-point interior drawings


Satisfies Wellness Requirement

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Determined by department

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Summer 2014
ILT Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date