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The Design Studio Method by Brian K Sullivan

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CHAPTER 3Creative Thinking with Sketches

Some people are afraid to sketch. You must help participants to overcome this fear. As mentioned earlier, lack of knowledge, fear of rejection, insecurities, procrastination, time management, and perfectionism are common excuses people make for not sketching. When you encounter personal resistance from someone, you can use a couple of strategies to get people to keep calm and sketch on.

“In a Design Studio, the main artifact of creative thinking is your sketches.”

— A.J. Wood

In this chapter, we will focus on sketching and its importance in visual thinking. We will review critiquing in the next few chapters.

Ways to Motivate People to Sketch

When you encounter a person who is resistant to sketching, ...

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