Drawing THEN & NOW

Re-focusing freehand drawing skills with photodrawing


  • Anne Patterson University of Kansas


This paper focusses on the re-visiting and re-application of foundations year freehand drawing skills in the later curriculum. This year’s NCBDS conference theme was TIME, and I have indeed clocked a lot of it in my twenty years teaching Architecture Foundations studio. teaching the same studio year-in, year-out might sound rather static: a professor ‘going through the motions’ for twenty years, but in truth I have witnessed much change: a changing student body, a change in the emphasis of digital technology (Fig. 0), an ever-evolving curriculum, and my own growth as a teacher