Rapid Viz

Our Bootcamp class dove into one of the key design thinking mind sets this week: Be Visual! 

It's not about art skills, it's about communicating your ideas in a visual way. Beautiful drawings are wonderful, but that's not what we're going for here. Even a simple 10-second sketch can give your teammates a much better view of what's actually inside your head.

Scott Doorley and comic book artist Dan Archer offer a few tips on communicating ideas through sketching:

Rapid Viz from Caroline O'Connor on Vimeo.

If you're interested in diving a little deeper, here are some books you might want to check out:

  • Rapid Viz: A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas by Kurt Hanks and Larry Belliston
  • Understanding Comics: The Lost Art by Scott McCloud
  • The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Picture by Dan Roam