We love sketchbooks and portfolios, whether they are traditional, digital or completely personalised.

Every student and lecturer has their favourite method of gathering evidence of the learning cycle for a project in art and design. This section looks at different ways to present ideas and final outcomes that suite different purposes.

Using Online Mood Boards

Using Online Mood Boards

Collecting inspiration from a wide range of sources can really help students. This resource looks at some of the different opportunities there are online for creating digital collections of inspirational sources.

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Brief and Sketchbook All in One

Brief and Sketchbook All in One

So much effort goes into creating project briefs. After such labour, it can be really demoralising to see students never really look at it or, even worse, forget it in the studio at the end of the lesson. This is an article about how to make briefs work for ...

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Sketchbook Kick Start

Sketchbook Kick Start

Sometimes ideas for working in a sketchbook just flow. They are easy and come naturally. At other times, students can feel blank paper syndrome and not know where to start or just need a spark of inspiration. This resource is about quick and simple creative ideas for working in ...

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