There are many different ways to generate ideas to meet a specification/ design brief. Sometimes when our research doesn’t provide an obvious solution we can use idea generation techniques to help us. The video below is a variation on technique called “taking your pencil for a walk” which your teacher may have already demonstrated in class.
Quick demo of how to draw/ sketch in Perspective. Video will talk you through 1, 2 and 3 point perspective!
Watch Jimmy design and build a convertible “Bench to Table.” Normally made from wood, he re-designed this project to be made from metal, starting with a small scale model to understand the action in the pivot points. He then made a profile in full scale before manufacturing they other components required and assembling the finished table.
Some good techniques to make your 2-D sketches look 3-D using only a normal pen…
Great video showing what can be done with mainly plywood.
Good video on how to make your idea and development pages communicate more information to your audience without adding more annotations…
Another fab video from Jimmy Diresta.