Cardiff University | Prifysgol Caerdydd ORCA
Online Research @ Cardiff 
WelshClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

Drawing as a research method

Hurdley, Rachel 2019. Drawing as a research method. In: Atkinson, Paul, Delamont, Sara, Cernat, Alexandru, Sakshaug, Joseph W. and Williams, Richard A. eds. Sage Research Methods, Sage, (10.4135/9781526421036838861)

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

Drawing by hand is a valuable method for four reasons: (1) ubiquity in everyday life; (2) historical importance in anthropology; (3) continuing prominence in natural sciences, architecture, physical geography, and associated disciplines; and (4) potential for opening up, augmenting, challenging, and transforming text-based and digitised research methods. The aim of this entry is to show how drawing, familiar to most people since childhood, is a radical, multivalent, and pragmatic research method. Recent research shows that “the production of visual art involves more than the mere cognitive and motor processing described. The creation of visual art is a personal integrative experience—an experience of “flow”—in which the participant is fully emerged in the creative activity (Bolwerk et al., 2014, para. 16).

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Publisher: Sage
ISBN: 9781529747942
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2021 12:30
URI: http://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/137689

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item