* PLEASE NOT THESE COURSES ARE FOR RAVENSBOURNE STUDENTS, STAFF, GRADUATES, INCUBATEES AND ALUMNI ONLY EXTERNAL TICKETS ARE NOT AVAILABLE*
SKETCHING FOR DESIGN
MON 24 OCTOBER | 801 | 6-8 PM
Drawing is the universal language of design. It allows you to communicate ideas, solve problems and forces you to really look and understand a product when you draw it from life.
A hands on course to take your sketching to the next level; this session will be differentiated so that whatever your ability you will be pushed to improve your skills and try things out of your comfort zone. We will look at creative techniques to generate quick ideas, basic free hand sketching techniques through to perspective and constructing geometric shapes and using colour and marker pens to convey shape, material and form.
The aim is to identify with you areas that you need to improve and give you the advice and guidance you need to do so.
Techniques to communicate and generate ideas very quickly
Isometric free hand drawing and 2 point perspective
Using colour to bring drawings to life
Ben has been working as a Product Design teacher for 9 years and has experience of teaching students of various ages and abilities. Prior to teaching he had worked as a furniture designer and maker. He studied Product Design at Ravensbourne from 2003-2006.
Ben loves making things, solving problems and creating products, and graphics. Whenever he can, outside of teaching and looking after his 3 kids, he takes on commissions for furniture, illustrations and graphics.