Monday, March 14, 2011

Training youth co-design artists for Plan-it Earth

Youth from five different Vancouver Schools are training to be co-design artists for the Plan-it Earth conference on April 15th.  Planned by youth, for youth, registration started last week. Today's training session was at Granville Island.  They learned:  how to draw people in a one and two point perspective;  marker techniques on vellum paper; and how to draw foliage quickly.  First steps in learning co-design dialogue techniques from Stanley King.
Stanley knows the art of gentle crit

use the marker to scale the size of a person
practicing design dialogue: where do you see yourself in this picture?
giving tips on drawing a pond

the pond is rendered with minimal lines - fast sketching