Sketchbook Design Group Run-through FAQ

What will happen during the Run-through?

The Run-through is a suggested timetable for working through the lessons together as a group starting on Wednesday 4 August 2021. As there is a lot of content in the course we are proposing 2 weeks per lesson.


Lesson Schedule:

Introduction – Wed 4 Aug 2021
Lesson 1 (Week 1) – Wed 11 Aug
Lesson 1 (Week 2) – Wed 18 Aug
Lesson 2 (Week 1) – Wed 25 Aug
Lesson 2 (Week 2) – Wed 01 Sep
Lesson 3 (Week 1) – Wed 08 Sep
Lesson 3 (Week 2) – Wed 15 Sep
Lesson 4 (Week 1) – Wed 22 Sep
Lesson 4 (Week 2) – Wed 29 Sep

An email will be sent out on Wednesdays at 8pm Sydney, Australia time to let you know that it’s time to move onto the next lesson.

There will be 6 YouTube livestreams presented during the Group Run-through of the course. Livestreams will be held at alternating time slots to accommodate people in all time zones. Every livestream will have unique discussions and demonstrations related to the current lesson of the Group Run-through and there will be lots of opportunities to ask Liz questions in real time. The livestreams will also be available for replay in the classroom after the event.

Livestream Schedule:
Livestream 1: (Introduction) Wed 11 Aug: 9am Sydney (AEST), 12am (BST) – Tues 10 Aug: 7pm (EDT), 4pm (PDT)
Livestream 2: (Lesson 1) Tues 17 Aug: 8pm Sydney (AEST), 11am (BST) 6am (EDT), 3am (PDT)
Livestream 3: (Lesson 2) Wed 25 Aug: 9am Sydney (AEST), 12am (BST) – Tues 24 Aug: 7pm (EDT), 4pm (PDT)
Livestream 4: (Lesson 3) Tues 14 Sep: 8pm Sydney (AEST), 11am (BST) 6am (EDT), 3am (PDT)
Livestream 5: (Lesson 4) Wed 22 Sep: 9am Sydney (AEST), 12am (BST) – Tues 21 Sep: 7pm (EDT), 4pm (PDT)
Livestream 6: (Wrap-up) Tues 28 Sep: 8pm Sydney (AEST), 11am (BST) 6am (EDT), 3am (PDT)

Can I participate even though I am in a different time zone to Sydney, Australia?

Yes! You can log into the classroom at any time to view the lessons (pre-recorded videos), ask questions and/or upload your work.

The live component of this Group Run-through will be the 6 Q&A sessions at alternating times to suit participants from different time zones. Replays will be available in the classroom after the event and become an important addition to the content in each lesson.

Is there anything I need to do before the Run-through starts?

The only requirement is to have your supplies ready (Download Materials List).

I prefer to work at my own pace, can I do that?

Yes, of course! This timetable is totally optional and you can work through the lessons whenever it suits you.

Teacher Interaction during the Run-through

Liz will be in the classroom regularly looking at the work uploaded and answering questions Please note: She will not be commenting on individual homework.

Each lesson contains a designated question section so that you can easily ask Liz questions related to the lessons.

What happens after the Run-through finishes?

If you get behind during the 9 week period of the Run-through, you can finish off the lessons at any time.

The classroom will become quieter but there will always be some people working through the lessons at any time. And yes, you have lifetime access so you can come back to the lessons whenever you want.