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Pen and Paper

Pen and Paper

March 17, 2017 · 5:43pm
Share your pen and paper (or pencil if you fly that way) ideations. Don't fear the imperfection!

March 17, 2017 · 5:44pm
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Not sure why it rotates...
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Just tilt your head like...
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🤣
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oof. Not sure why that rotated either
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March 18, 2017 · 11:41pm
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which i turned into this: http://visual-breakpoint.surge.sh
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March 23, 2017 · 1:17pm
@brian - what notepad is that? ^
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March 24, 2017 · 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.
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Dirty whiteboarding. I should have tilted the camera by 45 degrees, and applied a vignette ;)
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March 24, 2017 · 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?
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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
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Odd. On mobile these aren't rotated. On desktop they are rotated.
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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.
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Sketching to me should be sloppy, and about ideas.
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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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March 27, 2017 · 2:05pm
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March 31, 2017 · 10:34pm
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April 7, 2017 · 6:02pm
Nice @Udie.
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April 30, 2018 · 3:26pm

Images failing to load here. Old school messages.

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Can't view on desktop or mobile

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I'm guessing old storage system. These are from early beta days.

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June 13, 2018 · 4:01pm

bump, I wanna see these :)

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yeah, those images appear to be gone. sorry. that's from back when we were on firebase and apparently didn't migrate correctly.

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