Journal

Sketching

Sketching for me is probably ‘the’ most enjoyable part of creating a new design. The sketch is for me all about the thought process, fine tuning an idea. The sketch is the first moment that idea is realised – transformed into the physical. I find it exciting to be able to get something down quickly and loosely before refining it and eventually coming up with what will become the finished design.

My favourite drawing tool for sketching is a ball point pen, I like the fact that I can create differant grades of line, much like a pencil but without the hassle of resharpening, I save that for the initial line work on the finished piece.

Most of my sketching is done on the Tube (the Underground) to and from work. I gave up on pads and instead always grab a couple of sheets of …

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