Mark Baskinger

Mark Baskinger is Director of the First Year program at the Carnegie Mellon University

Chair of the Environments Track in the undergraduate program, and an Associate Professor in the School of Design who teaches courses in interaction and industrial design. His interests include exploring new paradigms for interactive objects and interpretive environments, and methodologies of design drawing and visual thinking to promote collaboration.

Drawing Ideas: Enhance your creative process with quick sketching and visual storytelling

Are you looking for an innovation spark to improve your own UX design process? Have you ever wanted to be a stronger, more confident visual communicator? Is drawing something you wish you could do better? Drawing Ideas is an immersive, hands-on session that combines presentation, individual, and team-based activities designed to unlock your potential for brainstorming creativity through better drawing skills. Using quick sketching techniques and affective visual storytelling methods, this workshop will teach you new ways to visualize your ideas and design concepts.

Learn tools and techniques that support your UX design practice, including how to create cleaner, more expressive sketches, how to use visual thinking as a way to clearly understand situations and actions more clearly, and how to use layout to direct attention to what is important. Throughout the workshop you will build competency and knowledge for use in your daily UX work while also engaging with others around you for a fast-paced and fun team experience.

Drawing Ideas workshops are aimed at both novice and expert audiences in design, business and beyond – demonstrating methods for observation, brainstorming, and visual explanation to support collaboration and innovation.

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