The student who faces with visual communication and graphic design should learn how to look and see first. The aim of this course is to teach the freehand drawing for a conceptual purpose. More than doodling, the sketching is an expression method. Student should learn how to sketch for achieving visualize the ideas. It is mandatory to keep a sketchbook during the course term. Visual note keeping, observation, sketching as a pre-design process, to keep a sketchbook as an artistic expression method are among the subjects. Student can build image-meaning integrity as an active participant by this course. The habit of sketchbook use, brings method and working discipline. Student gains a rewarding pre-design habit at the end of the course.