The sketchbook and portfolio have been constant pillars of Art, Craft and Design Education. However, with the Nintendo and iPod generations now ‘digital natives’ on image manipulation software, social networking sites and image hosting sites such as Photoshop, Flickr and Tumblr. The ‘digital sketchbook‘ has never been easier and more immediate. This project brief and subsequent research, promotes visual and creative networking within our KS5 learners, consolidates the idea and use of digital sketchbooks whilst establishing discussion through Tumblr lesson stimuli.
TUMBLR: Digital Sketchbook Project 2012