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April 27, 2011 H FIDO Spring Lecture Series. Ideation Sketching. Welcome!. About me Part-time HFID student Designer, educator, mother Adjunct faculty at Bentley About you Lets hear a little about each of you What did you come to learn today?. What is Ideation Sketching ?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Welcome to IDCC 240

Ideation SketchingApril 27, 2011

HFIDO Spring Lecture SeriesWelcome!About mePart-time HFID student Designer, educator, motherAdjunct faculty at BentleyAbout youLets hear a little about each of youWhat did you come to learn today?What is Ideation Sketching?Ideation Sketching is about loosening up your mind, your hand, and the connection between them. Think Different!L-mode and R-mode, terms discussed in Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edward. Only left-handed people are in their right minds.

What is Ideation Sketching?Creating visual solutionsBrainstorming with images, words & short phrasesHarnessing the right side of the brain to work for us in problem solving

Loosening Up

Make up a Visualization ProblemStarter ideasLogo redesign/branding30-second spot commercial storyboardInstruction sheet for assemblyBook jacket/cover designConveying large amounts of dataApp icon design

Make up a Visualization ProblemSketch out at least three solutionsBegin drawingAs soon as you have a different idea, draw itIn 60 seconds Go!!

Feel free to jump around your page with ideas. Suspend judgment; it will help you be more prolific.Loosening Up some more

Digital Tools Useful ResourcesAdobe Photoshop & IllustratorGreat Tutorials for Creating Images:Photoshop StarAdobe's Current TutorialsThese tend to focus on the newest advances of Adobe's latest version. The Media Lab has CS4 and Adobe's site promotes CS5.Good Beginner Illustrator TutorialI often build in Illustrator, pulling in images from Photoshop when I need to. Illustrator creates vector work which has the advantage of being scalable.

See hFIDO blog for linksDigital Tools Useful ResourcesStart Building Your PortfolioPortfolio Sites:CoroflotThe portfolio website created by Core77, Industrial Design Magazine and Resource.YolaFound out about this one asking a Media Arts student what he used.WordpressAlways a good backup. Check around there for others using it as a portfolio presentation. It's not bad.DroprNow in beta for the public, and an interesting option.Creating a Successful Online PortfolioSmashing Magazine weighs in with some helpful tips.Web colors in HTML codeSee hFIDO blog for linksDigital Tools Useful ResourcesStart Building Your PortfolioPortfolio Sites:CoroflotThe portfolio website created by Core77, Industrial Design Magazine and Resource.YolaFound out about this one asking a Media Arts student what he used.WordpressAlways a good backup. Check around there for others using it as a portfolio presentation. It's not bad.DroprNow in beta for the public, and an interesting option.Creating a Successful Online PortfolioSmashing Magazine weighs in with some helpful tips.Web colors in HTML codeSee hFIDO blog for linksOne Last Game