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Intro to Visual Thinking

Keith Cutler- 17522

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Intro to Visual Thinking

Wednesday, August 29th from 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Craighton Berman, Designer-Entrepreneur

Shaping ideas and communicating concepts is an essential part of creating new products and services. But ideas are notoriously intangible; which makes them hard to communicate to others clearly and even harder to shape collaboratively. But this gap between ideas & collaboration can be bridged with visual thinking—essentially the art of representing ideas with images. This session will be a mini viz-think workshop, where we'll get a better understanding of what visual thinking is, how to use it, and explore a few techniques that participants can start using immediately.

Student Takeaways:

After completing this class, participants will have a basic understanding of the types of drawing used in visual thinking, a hands-on introduction to taking sketchnotes, and an introduction to storyboarding experiences.

Level Pre-Requisites:

Participants at all levels are welcome. No drawing skill is necessary, but being that this is a workshop, a willingness to draw and share with others is important.

Required class materials / software:

Sketchbook and a pen. (Post-Its and a sharpie) 

Craighton Berman is a visual-thinker and a designer-entrepreneur who is equally interested in design-thinking and design-making. He works on a wide range of projects that span across disciplines, mediums, and industries­—all linked by the desire to give shape to new ideas with an insightful eye, a clear concept, and a strong point-of-view.  Craighton has design work in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, and contributes illustration work to Dwell, Details, and Wired. Previously, Craighton was a lead designer with the innovation agency gravitytank, where he worked to define strategic visions for future products, services, and experiences for a wide array of large companies.
Have questions about Intro to Visual Thinking? Contact Keith Cutler- 17522

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General Assembly East
902 Broadway
New York, NY 10010

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Keith Cutler- 17522

General Assembly is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.

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