Intro to web & mobile app sketching: Visualize your idea with just pencil & paper Premium class

Evan Kimbrell, Director at Sprintkick

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7 Videos (31m)
    • Welcome to the class!

    • Intro to sketching

    • First thing to do

    • Materials for sketching

    • Sketch it out part 1

    • Sketch it out part 2

    • Keep the learning going


About This Class

In this course we're going to take the first step in creating low fidelity wireframes - with a pen(cil) and paper. I know, I know, it sounds too simple, but you'd be surprised at how many people get stuck when it comes to figuring out what the website or app should look like or where the content should go. I've designed hundreds of mobile and web applications and this is the first step in my tried-and-true method.

We'll walk-through taking an idea, conceptualizing the requirements, and putting it to paper. The result might be rough, vague, and ugly - but here that's how we like it. Once you have your sketch, moving on to creating your prototype / mock-up will be a cinch. 

Now I'll bet a solid $10 that you have access to a pen, pencil, and paper (actually in this day and age who knows, lowering the bet to $5) so go grab them and let's get going.

What you'll learn: 

  • Understand the benefits and correct usages of prototypes
  • Create professional looking initial sketches of your product with just a pen(cil) and paper
  • Create a sitemap for outlining your product

What you'll do:

You will sketch out your own app idea (or use an existing one) on paper. Surprised?

21 of 22 students recommendSee All

Such a nice quick course , I love it and now I can't stop sketching my websites and applications ideas
Quick overview and guide n hand drawn wireframes. Worth watchng
This was great for improving my skillset





Evan Kimbrell

Director at Sprintkick

Hi, I'm Evan Kimbrell.

Thanks for checking out my classes.

Currently, I'm the Founder, Director of Sprintkick, a referral-based full service digital agency based out of San Francisco. Over the past 4 years, I've overseen the development and launch of over 100 web and mobile apps. Clients range from 1-2 man startups bootstrapping their initial idea to multibillion dollar Fortune 100's like Wal-Mart, Dick's Sporting Goods, & GNC.

Prior to Sprintkick, I worked as a VC for a firm called Juvo Capital, based out of L.A. I spearheaded the firm's expansion into the Silicon Valley deal flow and into the Consumer Web tech category.

Before working for Juvo, in the long, long ago, I was a co-founder for an educational software startup called ScholarPRO that raised a ton of money and then spectacularly blew up (in the bad way). Before it exploded like the Death Star, I went through 5 tech incubators (yes 5) with Tech Stars, Excelerate Labs, MassChallenge, Babson Venture Program, and Sparkseed.

That's enough about me. Hope you enjoy my class!