bosquejo – rough sketch, rough draft
boess-KAY-hoe; sustantivo masculino
Primero, ella hizo un bosquejo de la escena como lo imaginaba.
First, she made a rough sketch of the scene as she imagined it.
Yo escribí el bosquejo de la novela antes de empezar a redactarla.
I wrote the rough draft of the novel before beginning to edit it.
A bosquejo is the first attempt at the formation of an idea in the roughest of terms. A boceto is also a rough representation of the idea, but one that is more advanced and nearly ready for the final rendition. A croquis is a sketched map of an area that gives a general idea of the layout.