So, late last years i did a sketching class internally for some of our chemists (thank you core members for suggestions and thoughts on the class) this has been a great success for that group - (see below) - I have now been asked to do a similar series of instructional classes for our Engineering group (for the ones that see value)
My focus is going to be to help them quickly sketch their thoughts and get them into “cleaner” 2D or basic 3D - keeping in mind that they do not need them to be at a level of refined presentation but instead readable enough for other engineers to be able to build off of the ideas and or have conversations with their leaders - the goal is to get them to explore ideas quick through sketches and collaboration vs going straight to CAD or talking about the idea as “picture this” - with only hand waving.
My ask for everyone is - do you have any good ref books on a topic such as SKETCHING FOR ENGINEERS and good visual samples or thoughts…
Chevis, wanted to share that your teaching session from last year on storytelling via sketching is still paying dividends with the team!
The claims and demos team are continually using their stick man drawings to sell in demo “stories” across businesses vs. just providing technical information. Outcome is that we are now being invited in by sales and category in the creative selling process with multiple retailers.
Also, our summer intern adopted this approach up front with good outcomes immediately this year