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TEDxFultonStreet 2014 Sketchnotes

Pattie Belle Hastings

My humble scribes for this fabulous event - inspirational and aspirational! I was the Live Scribe for 24 speakers ranging from a Tibetan Lama to former Black Panther. These were created on an iPad using Paper by 53, Brushes and Penultimate. My current favorite stylus is the Pencil by 53. Each event that I Live Scribe, refines and improves my attention, listening and synthesizing skills.

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Hand Made Sketchbook

Pattie Belle Hastings

Recycle, Reuse, Remake. Hand made sketchbook using papers, scraps and ephemera from a giant recycled materials warehouse in Bristol, UK. I even managed to find a little time to make a book during my drawing research trip to meet and collaborate with my fellow HATCH members. The further along I get in my art career, the more I like to use existing or found materials to make my work. 

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Electric Fingers: immersion, location and presence in capacitive drawing

Pattie Belle Hastings

The phenomenological experience of touch screen drawing differs from than that of analog drawing tools. I sharpen a pencil and apply the point to a surface to make a mark. I see the point and I use the point. Where exactly is the tip of my finger? I am still unable to locate it after having drawn with it for a few years, now. It is really more of a pad than a point - like drawing with a very thick pencil. The mark it makes can be a fine line, but the sensation while drawing is not that of a fine point and I can’t completely determine where the line will go. 

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Sketchnotes from the Art + Technology Symposium

Pattie Belle Hastings

Visual recording for the 14th Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology: On Location: presence, immersion and location was a challenging task. There were so many different programming languages, equations, and device hacks, it was difficult to visually capture the extremely technical nature of the conference presentations. The focused attention involved in visual recording helps me to absorb the knowledge imparted and stay present in the moment. Each visual recording experience builds on the previous and I try to design unique color palettes and techniques for each meeting or conference.

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DRN 2013 Sketchnotes

Pattie Belle Hastings

A few of my sketchnotes from the 2013 Thinking through Drawing Symposium/Drawing Research Network Conference included a wide variety of workshops, discussions, presentations and panels in studios and museum galleries. “The topics explored the role of drawing in the 21st century: What is drawing for? What can it do? What can we do with it? Drawing pedagogy shapes practice, research shapes pedagogy and practice shapes both. As we think with, through and about drawing, how might pedagogy, practice and research inform one another? We explored the interweavings between these aspects of drawing in art, cognitive science and education.”

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Curating Inspiration

Pattie Belle Hastings

It used to be that we were limited to books, museums and galleries when we wanted to see wonderful examples of drawings and art. The works available were limited and rarified by the book publishing and museum curation processes. The scope of what we could view was very narrow. Social media curation has changed all that and we now make our own museums of inspiration. What follows are links to my ever growing galleries of drawings and tools for drawing. 

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Design Drawing Workshop

Pattie Belle Hastings

As both a practitioner and educator, design education is of keen interest to me and it seems the old art school foundational model no longer meets the needs of most interactive design students. So what model is appropriate for students that will be designing for experiences on devices? Our increasingly screen-dominated world has brought us to a critical juncture in drawing education. 

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