Lawn Area (Left) Use medium to wide lines in opposite 45-degree an­gles to an edge and add peppering to emphasize the edge.

Lawn Area (Right) Use medium to wide lines in one 45-degree direction to depict a faintly seen directional pattern.

Lawn Area with Contours (Left)

Highlight each contour line with pep­pering and fade from darker to lighter from one edge.

Lawn Area (Right) With a consistent softness, fade the peppering and the color intensity from one edge to another.

Lawn with Contour Lines (Left)

Green “hachure lines” (perpendicular to contours) can be used to render a sloped hillside.

Two Ground Covers (Right) A

subtle change in ground covers can be accomplished with a different line type and a little yellow.

Three Ground Covers (Left) A dark green scallop, a light tan peppered scal­lop, and a three-colored jitter and pep­pered reverse scallop are shown here. Taller Ground Cover (Right) High­lighting the center and darkening the edges will depict a higher plant mass.

Formal Garden (Left) The plant can be emphasized with angled frayed lines and subtle changes in color of opposite garden sections.

Colorful Garden (Right) Use various line types in different colors to attain a multicolored annual or perennial garden.

Mulched Path (Left) Use simple angled and brown-tinted lines in a 45- degree mesh pattern, along with some periodic peppering.

Linear Vegetable Garden (Right)

Use a variety of line types with differ­ent colors and a peppered shadowing against a consistent green background.

Updated: October 19, 2015 — 4:36 am