…and thus decided that designing could not be your chosen career path.

Well, as design is a visual form of communication it is understandable to feel this way. Also, most design aptitude tests for graphic design courses or communication design aim to evaluate visual aptitude which does include drawing skills to highlight the ability to visually represent concepts and ideas. But do note that it’s equally essential to reassess this as knowing how to effectively convey information through design is as important as having the visual aptitude to understand colour, visual memory and the ability to determine differences and similarities between objects.

This article was first published on the Indian Institute of Art & Design blog.

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