How to Sketch Like an Industrial Designer

Julia Troy, Design Director

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8 Lessons (34m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:11
    • 2. Your Assignment

      0:32
    • 3. Storytelling

      2:01
    • 4. Laying Out Your Sketch

      9:14
    • 5. Defining and Refining

      9:35
    • 6. Adding Color and Depth

      9:27
    • 7. Submitting to Quirky

      1:11
    • 8. Explore Design on Skillshare

      0:37
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About This Class

Julia Troy, Quirky's Design Director, teaches you how to take your product idea from an image in your head to a presentation-worthy sketch that effectively communicates your invention and its purpose.

Quirky is an invention platform that brings real people’s product ideas to life. In this class, you’ll learn about the skills behind product sketching and how to convey an idea’s details, features, and functions on a single sheet of paper. Sketching is one of the easiest and most effective ways to communicate your invention idea. Once you’ve mastered this skill, you’ll be one step closer to submitting your idea on Quirky.com.

Whether you're a beginner or an expert designer, this class is for you. All you need is an idea and a problem to solve.

Quirky is a New York City-based invention company. Ordinary people with extraordinary imaginations submit ideas to Quirky every day. To take the best of those ideas from sketchbook to store shelves, in-house designers and engineers collaborate with an online community on nearly every aspect of development. When a product is sold, Quirky shares a cut of the revenue with all those who had an impact.