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The Art of Business Communication by Graham Shaw

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Building your drawing skills

To explain ideas in pictures we just need to be able to draw images that represent physical things and abstract concepts. In order to do this we need to write or draw the following:

  • words;
  • people;
  • shapes;
  • symbols.

A few simple lines make it easy to draw

It is a myth that in order to recognise a picture all the details need to be present, in fact the reverse is often true. Paradoxically, often less is more. You would be amazed at how little you need to draw in order to create a recognisable image. This is because of the brain’s astonishing ability to make meaning. In terms of perception the brain is very good at interpreting very limited visual information and making sense of it. This is why just ...

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