44 episodes

How do you start to design a product? Can drawing techniques be learned? And why is modelling such a useful technique? This album introduces the basic skills necessary to communicate ideas on paper, as well as revealing the step-by-step processes for making three-dimensional models of objects, showing perspective in drawings and sketching complex objects. It also features a case study of the Strida folding bicycle, an idea taken from initial drawings to marketed product. This material forms part of The Open University course T211 Design and designing.

Design and Designing - for iPad/Mac/PC The Open University

    • Courses

How do you start to design a product? Can drawing techniques be learned? And why is modelling such a useful technique? This album introduces the basic skills necessary to communicate ideas on paper, as well as revealing the step-by-step processes for making three-dimensional models of objects, showing perspective in drawings and sketching complex objects. It also features a case study of the Strida folding bicycle, an idea taken from initial drawings to marketed product. This material forms part of The Open University course T211 Design and designing.

    Design and designing

    Design and designing

    A short introduction to this album

    • 54 sec
    Transcript -- Design and designing

    Transcript -- Design and designing

    A short introduction to this album

    • video
    Introduction to drawing

    Introduction to drawing

    Controlling fingers and wrist to draw shapes and letters.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- Introduction to drawing

    Transcript -- Introduction to drawing

    Controlling fingers and wrist to draw shapes and letters.

    • video
    Shading and toning

    Shading and toning

    Using pencil shading to show tone.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- Shading and toning

    Transcript -- Shading and toning

    Using pencil shading to show tone.

Top Podcasts In Courses

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by The Open University