Graphic Design 1: Intro to Design

Daily Dose of Drawing Prompt

Wednesday May 13 & Thursday May 14
I have an enormous crooked willow in my front yard. It’s on the backside of its lifespan, but it is always good to see the new growth each spring. Look for shapes, curves, shadows. 

As always, click on the image here to get an embiggened version. Include a photo of today’s drawing with your twice weekly email to me. 

Past Daily Drawing Prompts

Question(s) of the Day

If you could be any movie character, who would you be from what movie? Why?

(Question credit goes to Monet Lefler, who called that no-website updating, slacker Hattaway on the mat.)

Zoom Time

Of the 18 respondents, 13 thought 11:00am was a good time, whether they or not they’d joined a design Zoom classroom.

3 thought that an afternoon session might be good in some cases.


  1. Check-in with Hattaway twice per week
  2. Draw for 5-minutes twice per week; email Hattaway a photo of your drawing
  3. Illustrator Core Tool 1 – the Pen Tool
  4. Design a Paper Collage
  5. Design an 8-page Zine