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Drafting is the language of engineering.
All participants—drafters, designers, engineers, machinists, electricians and builders—use the language of engineering.
Complete-A-Sketch 1-2-3 CD
This CD includes pdf’s of all the lessons in Complete-A-Sketch Books 1, 2 and 3, so you can print the lessons on demand from your computer. The CD includes bonus sketches and 3-D paper model projects.
1/10/2013 - The lessons are available only on the 1-2-3 CD. If you’d like a print book, consider getting Complete-A-Sketch, Vision-Dexterity Focus. Sample
Complete-A-Sketch Lessons (.pdf 592k)

Complete-A-Sketch, Book 1
ORTHOGRAPHIC—Book 1 focuses on flat two-dimensional line art. The first lessons are basic shapes (circles, triangles, squares), then the lessons progress into more challenging shapes (tear drop, heart), then build on the basic skills to create two-dimensional pictures (melting candle, train engine, violin).
36 activities on 24 pages
1/10/2013 - Available only on the 1-2-3 CD.
Age 5 to 6, but is a good starting point for any age Sample
Complete-A-Sketch Lessons (.pdf 592k)

Complete-A-Sketch, Book 2
ISOMETRIC—Book 2 introduces three-dimensional line art. The first lessons are basic three dimensional shapes (cubes, squares) then the lessons progress into more challenging shapes (crescent, building blocks), then build on the basic skills to create three-dimensional pictures (hot-air balloon, car).
36 activities on 24 pages
1/10/2013 - Available only on the 1-2-3 CD.
Ages 7 to 9, or older Sample
Complete-A-Sketch Lessons (.pdf 592k)

Complete-A-Sketch, Book 3
PERSPECTIVE—Book 3 introduces three-dimensional line art from various perspectives. The first lessons are basic three-dimensional shapes viewed from a one-point perspective (pipes, boxes) then the lessons progress into more challenging two-point objects (open box, house), then build on the basic skills to create three dimensional pictures (interior walls with fireplace, long-haul truck).
36 activities on 24 pages
1/10/2013 - Available only on the 1-2-3 CD.
Ages 9 to 11, or older Sample
Complete-A-Sketch Lessons (.pdf 592k)
“A sheet metal contractor stated that he learned to hire engineers with drawing experience in addition to their computer skills. He found they tended to see the ‘big picture’ and he could rely on them to efficiently complete their projects.”
—Kim Stitzer
Complete-A-Sketch 1-2-3 CD
Lessons on CD
by Melvin G. Peterman
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These lessons were created by a father who shared his drafting skills with his children.
When the children were young, he created:
  • the lessons shown on this webpage
As his children grew older, he created:
Complete-A-Sketch
Vision-Dexterity Focus, book

Print book, lessons from 1, 2, 3
by Melvin G. Peterman
$14.50 each
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Complete-A-Sketch, Vision-Dexterity Focus
Vision-Dexterity Focus was created as a result of input from parents, educators and therapists familiar with vision, dexterity and focus issues. One notable difference is the sketches have heavier lines. This book is a good choice for those who would like a compilation of Books 1, 2 and 3 .
57 pages
For any age group Sample
Vision-Dexterity Focus Lessons (.pdf 982k)