Sketches precede great projects.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
We've all heard of the napkin sketch story from a famous architect. Sketching is a very influential means of communication in the creative industry. It helps convert ideas and concept into more tangible work-in-progress iterations. Many well-known creatives in graphic design, architecture and photography promote sketching as a work and planning tool during the creative process.

We've gathered a collection of projects featuring sketches and finished product to get a glance of how the creative process evolves from an idea to a sketch to a great project.

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Sketch for a branding project called Mother's Little Helper by Thirst Craft.

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Mother's Little Helper by Thirst Craft.

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Sketch for a mural called The song of the dead brother painted on Ergon House, a cafe, bar and restaurant in Athens designed and executed by Beetroot Design.

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The song of the dead brother by Beetroot Design.

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Sketch for Hapi, a self-care app connecting a person with a trained compassionate listener over a voice call. The illustrations were named Talk / Listen by Mirko Grisendi.
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Talk / Listen by Mirko Grisendi.

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Graffiti sketch for Russian streetwear brand Molotov by YouFeel MySkill.

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Molotov by YouFeel MySkill.

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Sketch for Melo breeze - Dessert time by 1000DAY.
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Melo breeze - Dessert time by 1000DAY.

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Sketch for mural for the 5th edition of the Ús Barcelona street art festival by James D. Barranger.

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Ús Barcelona by James D. Barranger.

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Product photo shooting sketches for Luv-a Cosmetic by Lena Smirnova.

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Luv-a Cosmetic by Lena Smirnova.

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Sketch for custom bike paint project by Borneo Modofoker.

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Custom Bike by Borneo Modofoker.

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Sketch for ChowNow branding illustrations by Calvin Sprague.

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ChowNow branding illustrations by Calvin Sprague.

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Sketch for illustration for Stetson by Tractorbeam.

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Stetson by Tractorbeam.

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