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Pen and Paper

March 17, 2017 at 5:43pm
Share your pen and paper (or pencil if you fly that way) ideations. Don't fear the imperfection!
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March 17, 2017 at 5:44pm
Not sure why it rotates...
Just tilt your head like...
oof. Not sure why that rotated either

March 18, 2017 at 11:41pm
which i turned into this:

March 23, 2017 at 1:17pm
@brian - what notepad is that? ^

March 24, 2017 at 3:33am
@Joshua These are printed templates. I built them to have a light dot grid and made sure their was enough room to write information. I have iPhone versions as well.
Dirty whiteboarding. I should have tilted the camera by 45 degrees, and applied a vignette ;)

March 24, 2017 at 5:53pm
@brian I have dot grid on 11x17" that I had to create in Illustrator, but I was very deliberate with the grid size. What's your grid?
Mine is 4mm, and I typically draw at about 1mm = 1px density, so I can use the monotonic spacing units from an 8px design system in my low fi
Odd. On mobile these aren't rotated. On desktop they are rotated.
Honestly, Jack...I have zero precision in my grid. I care more about the idea and basic proportions than whether I draw in a specific grid.
Sketching to me should be sloppy, and about ideas.
yeah I use whiteboards first, and often ignore the pixel density initially. I also just find that is a good size for low fidelity. Sometimes I'll use progressively darker %gray markers to go from almost-invisible to a more concrete/defined concept. It's great to be able to make a broad 40% gray line and say "this is the title of the panel" and nobody questions it because everything else is just gray, too - and the darker shades will be visually elevated in some way later. Purifies the UX, and yep - keeps it all about ideas.

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April 30, 2018 at 3:26pm
Images failing to load here. Old school messages.
Can't view on desktop or mobile
I'm guessing old storage system. These are from early beta days.

June 13, 2018 at 4:01pm
bump, I wanna see these :)
yeah, those images appear to be gone. sorry. that's from back when we were on firebase and apparently didn't migrate correctly.