BEEP Activities

BEEP
Inspiring San Diego’s youth to discover the value of design in our built environment.

 

BEEP KidSketch Activities

KidSketch is a series of free sketching lessons to encourage drawing as a way to learn about and explore the world around us, as inspiration for the next generation of built-environment visionaries, and just to have fun! This program is for kids of all ages (adults too).

 


KidSketch + SDDW: Urban Jungle

In this lesson, you will sketch the an urban San Diego scene with Kurt Hunker, professor at NewSchool of Design & Architecture. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

Center for Novel Therapeutics Photo

 

 


KidSketch: Center for Novel Therapeutics

In this lesson, you will sketch the Orchid Award winning Center for Novel Therapeutics. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

Fact Sheet for Center for Novel Therapeutics

Center for Novel Therapeutics Photo

 


KidSketch: Crystal Pier

In this lesson, you will sketch the historic Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

Fact Sheet for Crystal Pier

Crystal Pier Photo

 


KidSketch: La Jolla Women’s Club

In this lesson, you will sketch the historic La Jolla Women’s Club by architect Irving Gill. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

Fact Sheet for the La Jolla Women’s Club

La Jolla Women’s Club Photo

 


KidSketch: Salomon Apartments

In this lesson, you will sketch the Salomon Apartments. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

Fact Sheet for the Salomon Apartments

Salomon Apartments Photo

 


KidSketch: Lilian Rice

In this lesson, you will sketch the historic Joers-Ketchum Store building, designed Lilian Rice. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

About the Joers-Ketchum Store building

Joers-Ketchum Store Building Photo

 

 


KidSketch: Chula Vista Library South

In this lesson, you will sketch the Chula Vista Library South, designed by Ricardo Legorreta and LPA. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

Fact Sheet for the Chula Vista Library South

History of the Chula Vista Library South

Chula Vista Library South Photo

 


KidSketch: National City Aquatic Center

In this lesson, you will sketch the National City Aquatic Center, by Safdie Rabines Architects. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

National City Aquatic Center Photo

 


KidSketch: Ocean Discovery Institute

In this lesson, you will sketch the Ocean Discovery Institute, by Rob Wellington Quigley Architects. Watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to develop a Sketch

How to draw in Perspective

Ocean Discovery Institute Photo

 


KidSketch: Lincoln Acres Library

In this lesson, you will sketch the Lincoln Acres Library, by Safdie Rabines Architects. Download the info sheets below and watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to draw in Perspective

How to develop a Sketch

 


KidSketch: Salk Institute

In this lesson, you will sketch the world famous Salk Institute, designed by architect Louis Kahn. Download the info sheets below and watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

How to draw in Perspective

How to develop a Sketch

Salk Institute Facts

Salk Institute Photo

 


KidSketch: San Diego County Administration Building

In this lesson, you will sketch the San Diego County Administration Building. Download the info sheets below and watch the video to follow along and complete your own sketch. Make sure to post your finished sketches with hashtag #kidsketchsd

Sketching and Perspective Instructions

County Administration Center Information

 


Geodesic Dome Tutorial

Grab your toothpicks and gumdrops and follow along with this fun activity!

 

 

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