Finding a visual identity through online and book research and how to create a Mind Maps. 10:00 - 12:30: Introduction to the course. Learn research techniques using online resources, books, and mind maps. Create a mind map on a chosen art topic. 2:00 - 4:30: Continue research on chosen topics, utilizing online databases and art books. Discuss findings and share mind maps with the group. How to build your sketch book the correct way with you research.

Art District and Drawing in 751 Design District 10:00 - 12:30: Visit the 798 Art District. Take notes and photos of inspiring artworks and installations and meet & talk to gallery owners. 2:00 - 4:30: Head to the 751 Design District for an outdoor drawing session. Focus on capturing the essence of the design environment and the old industry