MORE IDEAS FROM THE ARTICLE
Drawing doesn't have to be just about making art. Drawing is rather “a tool for learning above all else." (D.B. Dowd)
Drawing is a problem-solving visual tool. It helps us think better and provides clarity to a cluttered mind.
Authentic pen and paper drawing help us break free from the limiting domains of technology which digital tools like Google image search or drawing software provide, indirectly hindering our creativity.
Drawing also makes us slow down, observe and pay attention.
Drawing promotes close observation, analytical thinking, patience, and even humility, making it one of the best ways to learn.
While we listen to people talk, taking notes interferes with our understanding, but if abstract visual doodles are created, the words turn into images and the brain gets visual support for the audio information.
Asking for feedback and general collaboration with other people provides us with a sounding board that can sharpen our vision and make the execution stronger.
It also helps us recalibrate or pivot the idea and give it the right direction and shape.