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What makes sketches priceless?

rizwanjavaid profile image Rizwan⚡️ Originally published at rizwan-javaid.squarespace.com ・1 min read

Sketches are a representation of an idea with just the right amount of detail to convey its essence. Sketches have specific qualities which set them apart from other design tools such as wireframes and high-fidelity visual designs.

Here is a list of qualities of sketches that make it unique and valuable:

Sketches are rough.
Sketches are cheap.
Sketches are collaborative.
Sketches are inviting.
Sketches are exploratory.
Sketches are awareness.
Sketches are contextual.
Sketches are indispensable.
Sketches are iterative.
Sketches are flexible.
Sketches are divergent.
Sketches are participatory.
Sketches are refinement.
Sketches are curious.
Sketches are conceptual.
Sketches are critical.
Sketches are generous.
Sketches are emergent.
Sketches are focused.
Sketches are enlightening.
Sketches are open.
Sketches are inspirational.
Sketches are revealing.
Sketches are connective.
Sketches are activating.
Sketches are simple.
Sketches are ambiguous.
Sketches are visual.
Sketches are essential.

The conversations that take place as a result of those sketches are priceless!

What makes sketches valuable to you? I would love to hear your thoughts.

Keep on sketching!

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Max Ong Zong Bao

Sketches are undogmatic to focus on expressing one's idea.

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Rizwan⚡️ Author

Exactly! Thanks for sharing. :)