spa2011 sketching workshop v01.1
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DESCRIPTIONThis is the supporting presentation from the SPA 2011 (http://www.bcs-spa.org/) conference workshop that I ran. There are 10 simple exercises that take you from simple sketching up to creative problem solving using analog drawing and metaphors...
- 1. SKETCHINGA Creative Problem Solving ToolDuncan Brown : @detyro : Head of User Experience Rafael Lder : @rafael_lueder UX Designer
2. Faradays Diary: August 29, 1831 3. Edisons Phonograph Sketch 1877 4. A metaphor borrowed from this great bookBUYME!Your dual CPU 5. L-mode 6. R-mode 7. L-modeR-modeVerbalNon-Verbal AnalyticSyntheticSymbolic IntuitiveAbstract` ConcreteTemporalSpatial RationalNon-RationalDigitalAnalogic LogicalholisticLinearNon-Linear 8. Having ashared busleads tocognitiveconicts 9. Inducing Cognitive Conict 10. Inducing Cognitive Conict 11. Inducing Cognitive Conict 12. E X E R C I S E # 0 1 1. Draw horizontal lines at the top and boHom of your prole 2. Now draw the missing prole, naming the parts as you go: forehead, nose etc. 3. If you experience confusion as you draw. Observe this as it happens 4. When complete go back and mark the points where you experienced blocks. 13. E X E R C I S E # 0 2 The line 14. E X E R C I S E # 0 3 Line Types 15. Experiment tond your ownsignature styleThere are noBAD drawings! 16. E X E R C I S E # 0 4 Shapes 17. E X E R C I S E # 0 5 Spatial Relationship 18. E X E R C I S E # 0 6 Form & shadow 19. Negative Space 20. DUNCANNegative Space 21. DUNCANNegative Space 22. DUNCANNegative Space 23. E X E R C I S E # 0 7 Negative space 24. Lets Raise The Bar a Bit 25. E X E R C I S E # 0 8 1. DONT turn the drawing around unWl you have nished. 2. Start anywhere you want. DONT try to gure out what you are looking at in the upside-down image. 3. DO not try to draw the enWre outline of the form and then ll in the parts. 4. If you talk to yourself at all, use only the language of vision. DONT name the parts. 5. If some parts seem to force their names on you try to focus on these parts as just shapes. 6. Everything you need to draw is right in front of your eyes. DONT make it complicated. 26. Analog drawing 27. E X E R C I S E # 0 9 1.Fold a sheet of paper as illustrated. 2.Unfold the paper and label the squares: Anger, Joy, Peacefulness, Depression, Energy, Loneliness, Femininity 3.Add a human quality or emoWon of your choice in the last square 4.The only thing you MUST NOT DO is use any symbols: hearts, stars, quesWon marks, lightening bolts etc. 5.As you consider what to draw think back to a Wme when you last had the emoWon or experience. 28. Review/discuss 29. E X E R C I S E # 10 1.Choose a problem or think up one of your own 2. Draw a frame any shape freeform or regular, this will frame your problem 3.Remember there is no good or bad right or wrong way of doing these drawings 4.The only thing you MUST NOT DO is use any symbols: hearts, stars, quesWon marks, lightening bolts etc. 5.As you consider what to draw think back to a Wme when you last had the emoWon or experience. 30. Review/discuss 31. Other techniques 32. METAPHOR 33. Pocket-Picshttp://store.grove.com/Pocket-Pics 34. Pure Contour Drawing 35. References/ReadingPragmatic Thinking& LearningRefactor your WetwareAndy Hunt 36. References/Reading Drawing on The Artist WithinHow to Release Your hidden CreativityBetty Edwards BUYME too! 37. References/ReadingThe NEW Drawing onthe Right Side of TheBrainBetty Edwards 38. References/ReadingThinking with a PencilHenning Nelms(out of print)