Drawing as a Professional Skill and Tool
Drawing is both a sophisticated means of thinking and communicating and an activity for all. Drawing is a central and pivotal for many artists and designers as a tool for creative exploration and informs visual discovery. Fundamentally, it enables the visualization and development of ideas and perceptions. Images transcend the barriers of language, enhancing communications in an increasingly globalized world. Drawing skills are required for those entering the creative industries like animation, architecture, design, fine art, fashion, film, theater, performance and communication industries. They are also used in a wide range of professions as a means to develop, document, explore, explain, interrogate and plan within the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine, sports and others. Drawing is a useful tool across the spectrum of STEM subjects uniting all areas.