It Starts with a Sketch
Season 1, Episode 3 • 15-May-2023
Unlike many architects, the work of a landscape architect can take many decades to realise, as trees grow and the landscape matures. Therefore, for landscape architect Kim Wilkie, the sketch is not only a window into the future but also an opportunity for the designer to capture the essence of a
location - the sights, smells and sounds and lock them in memory forever.
Up Next in Season 1
One of Britain’s most avid drawers, Catherine Hennessy can never resist scribbling down an idea or a sight she sees from the bus. As a result, her workshop is a treasure trove of diaries, books, sketchbooks and scraps that are the product of a life spent drawing.
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For Robert Barnes the sketch is a tool for communication - be it with a student, a client or even a group of Indian kids.
In this episode, discover how sketching can be a way into different cultures and styles and the surprising benefit of the ability to draw upside down.
In this episode John Puttick, in his studio in London, talks about his introduction to drawing as a child, how it forms an integral part of his design process and how, despite the prevalence of computer drawing, there is still an important role to be played by the simple hand-drawn sketch.