July 13, 2015

Making a Copic Color Marker Color Wheel

When I am selecting colors for a rendering, I like to have a color wheel as a visual reference. It is a good reminder of how […]
June 27, 2014

Amateur Commune Blog

Just discovered a wonderful blog filled with images called Amateur Commune.  Yiwei Peng is an urban sketching artist, photographer, violin player and traveler.  Here are three […]
March 27, 2014

Hand Drawing by Christopher M. Good

It was great to meet Christopher M. Good at the Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) conference recently.  He is an interior designer who has a successful […]
January 18, 2014

Architectural Journal Article on Sketching

Want to learn more about sketching and visual communication in the design field?  Check out Perspectives, Volume 19, Number 1, Spring 2011.  There is an extensive […]
January 12, 2014

Dave Gray – Visual Thinking

Dave Gray is a consultant, speaker and author who specializes in teaching and promoting visual thinking.  His website is full of information about how visuals enhance […]
June 10, 2013

Demonstration Marker Rendering Interior

Here is a video demonstration rendering an interior space with markers.  I practiced first to select the color markers and used a subtle color palette close […]
May 28, 2013

Design Ideas on Napkin Sketches

Design ideas don’t always start with a neat and tidy drawing.  Take a look at these images of preliminary plan ideas.  I call this visual thinking.  […]
September 27, 2012

Austin Kleon Visual Thinking for Writers

I just discovered Austin Kleon who is a writer and artist from Austin, Texas.  I am especially interested to see that he is an author who […]
July 12, 2012

Multiview Drawing

Here is my latest drawing challenge, a pair of  binoculars. I originally started sketching them in a perspective point of view and found it too confusing […]
July 9, 2012

Travel Sketches and E-book

Mike Dalkubara is an industrial designer and urban sketcher who has also published several E-books.  Notice his wonderful sketching style in these two Hotel Layout Sketches. […]
May 31, 2012

The Doodle Revolution with Sunni Brown

Here is  Sunni Brown, who is putting the DO back into doodling.  She is proving that creative problem solving has better results when ideas are doodled. […]
May 21, 2012

Visual Thinking for Business with Dan Roam

Wow, Dan Roam is a visual problem solving consultant, what a great job.  He is working with companies to utilize visual communication for problem solving and […]
May 6, 2012

Doodling in the Conference Room

Doodling is moving into the corporate world!  Here is a link to an article in The Wall Street Journal by Rachel Emma Silverman talking about “putting […]
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