DO sketches act as substitutes for mental impressions?

Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Thirty-Fourth Street an...

Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Thirty-Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue (original location). 1 drawing on brown paper : colored crayons over pencil sketch ; sheet 29.3 x 23.1 cm. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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• The medium (pencil, clay, charcoal, computer, etc.) is not as important in defining a sketch, as its relative function in the design process. Many architects use charcoal or soft pencils to emphasize line, and make the drawing expressive yet vague enough to allow for allusions and analogies. Some architects employ inexpensive tracing paper to sketch quickly, still others draw preliminary studies slowly on expensive paper. Some diagram in the fashion of the parti and others carefully redraw a known building to deform or transform its image.
• The varied media and techniques used to sketch may complicate a definition of these images.
• It is more important to consider their use as conveyors of likeness.
• As representations, sketches act as substitutes for mental impressions. This is important to
architectural sketching as a creative endeavor, because not knowing how mental impressions originated leads creative people to proclaim that such impressions came from the imagination.
• Imagination represents objects that are absent from view, can be used to change or interpret that which has been observed, or can recognize and reuse items which are known(Warnock, 1976).
• The implication for architects when conceptualizing a potential design
• becomes evident. Creative inspiration may be credited to an expanded associative capacity of certain individuals, or it may be attributed to magic or divine intervention. Whatever the case, the imagination encourages speculation because the images in the mind and on paper can assume any possibility (Casey, 1976).

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Leonardo da Vinci, drawings of a bird in flight

Leonardo da Vinci, drawings of a bird in flight (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Tracing paper for sketching

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• The word ‘drawing’ presents a general term, whereas ‘sketching’ focuses on a specific technique. Both can take the form of an action or object, verb or noun, as each can imply movement. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a sketch as a brief description or outline ‘to give the essential facts or points of, without going into details.’ Sketches document the primary features of something or are considered ‘as preliminary or preparatory to further development’ (1985). Historically, the act of sketching or drawing on paper involves line. At its most basic level, the production of line constitutes making marks with a pointed tool, initiated by movement and force. In reverse, eyes follow a line and with that action the ‘line’s potential to suggest motion is basic’ (Lauer, 1979, p. 151). A line, or mark, made with the bodily action of the hands, demonstrates its ability to cause reflective action, as it attracts the human eye to follow it. This cognition spurs associative thoughts, as the line suggests new forms (Lauer, 1979). Much of the ‘motion’ of a sketch comes from the physical action of the hand; in this way, the tool becomes an extension of the body and reflects the human body. James Gibson, the psychologist and philosopher, writes concerning human contact with a drawing and suggests that making marks is both viewed and felt (1979). The ‘gesture’ of this intimate participation with a sketch gives it meaning and individuality. The control of a hand on the drawing tool yields not a consistent line, but one that is varied, thick or thin. The quality of the mark is important, since individual lines produce association in the minds of architects. Gibson believes, in company with philosophers such as Aristotle, that it is reasonable to suppose that humans can think in terms of images (1982). Conversely, but consistent with his theories of visual perception, there cannot be vision without the cognitive action of thought. Sketches can be analogous for actions that do not involve a mark on paper. For example, a quick skit by a comedian may be deemed a ‘sketch,’ although it does not involve the mark on a surface. Thus, a sketch may be defined by its preliminary and essential qualities. Sketches may also comprise three-dimensional actions preliminary to architecture, such as the fast ‘sketch’ model, or be conceived of digitally as a wire-frame massing in the computer. In such ways, the intention takes precedence over the media. How sketches act to assist design thinking designates their value. As these definitions imply, sketches are notoriously imprecise; valueless physically, and seen as a means to find something or communicate rather than as prized objects in and of themselves. They are usually, but not necessarily, loose and lacking in detail. Some architects make simple but precise diagrams, while others may use sketches purely for communication HOPE WE MAKE SENSE !!! SAY A WORD ABOUT IT AND SHARE WHATS OWN YOUR HEART…

Op art-optical ART


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After pop art it was op art a short term for optical art
Expressed itself with reduced geometrical forms sometimes in black and white or very brilliant color
Hungarian born prominent artist was Vassily
op art

Roy Lichtenstein's Drowning Girl (1963), adapt...

Roy Lichtenstein’s Drowning Girl (1963), adapted from the lead story in Secret Hearts #83, lettered by Schnapp. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



nPop art at times targeted a broad audience