INSTRUCTIONS 1. Fill a page
with overlapping rectangles using the thing end of the sharpie 2. Hold the page up for everyone to see 3. Pass it to your neighbor, then choose one rectangle and color it yellow 4. Pass it to your neighbor, then outline 3-4 rectangles with the fat end of the sharpie 5. One more pass! Shade in 3-4 rectangles with hatching or stippling ... or add some shadows
INSTRUCTIONS 1. Do a rough
“overlapping shapes” sketch of this manikin 2. Trace back over your rough sketch, and turn it into a semi-realistic sketch of your bad habit in action. 3. Be sure to give the sketch a facial expression.
Header Tab User Picture Photo
Video Filler text Pop-up Module Arrows Larger ones can communicate weight, or act as labels Side-scrolling Module Drop Shadows Communicate depth and bring attention to callouts or popup boxes Calendar Page curl Mouse Cursor Quietly indicates a rollover state Callouts Can show alerts, help, guidance or sketch annotations Interface Elements
INSTRUCTIONS 1. Draw a storyboard
that shows how your concept would fit into your life and help you with your bad habits 2. In the first few panels, show the bad habit in action 3. In the middle panels, show the product solution 4. In the final few panels, show positive effect
INSTRUCTIONS 1. Share your 1-up
sketch and your storyboard with a partner 2. Partner, take a minute to say what you like about the idea 3. Now, both of you, look at the 1-up sketch and storyboard, and think about what you don’t like about it 4. Place a sticky note for every issue you see or concern you have
Pro Tips for UX Sketching
1. Have nice pens and pencils. 2. Trace. Copy. Steal. 3. Find a font you like and practice tracing it. 4. Use interface templates and 6 up templates. 5. When in doubt, give it a thick outline. 6. Keep a sketchbook.
RESOURCES Books An Illustrated Life,
by Danny Gregory Drawing With Children, by Mona Brooks Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, by Betty Edwards The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets, by Carrie Stuart Parks & Rick Parks Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice, by Ivan Brunetti Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists, by Carla Sonheim Me firstname.lastname@example.org www.uxteamofone.com www.leahbuley.com @ugleah