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Think Inside the Sketchbook - Collins Art Design and Technology

Paperback (20 May 2011)

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Synopsis

What is a sketchbook? What is it for? Who might use one? Why? How can they be used in schools by both pupils and teachers?

Sketchbooks and journals are often a vital tool in the creative process. A space, a playground where ideas, imaginings and observations can be coaxed, teased and worried into existence. They are a site for gathering information, exploring possibilities, making connections, resolving problems through trial and error and, crucially, for thinking. This book provides insights into how sketchbooks are used not only by artists and designers but also architects, choreographers, musicians, teachers and scientists. Sketchbooks are both commonplace and extraordinary: a means of communication and often intensely personal records. The authors argue that the thoughtful use of such documents can be used to make significant changes in attitudes to learning.

Book information

ISBN: 9780007434794
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Collins Educational
Pub date:
DEWEY: 707.1
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 94
Weight: 938g
Height: 342mm
Width: 249mm
Spine width: 15mm