Maybe you're not much of a sketcher but you take a lot of notes, and are interested in making them more meaningful and interesting, but you're afraid your drawings are too crude. For you, it's important to stress that sketchnotes—although they are inherently a visual medium—do not require drawing ability of any kind. Essentially they're about transforming ideas into visual communication; structuring thoughts and giving hierarchy to concepts can be completed with strictly text and a few lines.
How many of you have heard or read the following paragraph (or something close)? We must all efficiently operationalize our strategies, invest in world-class technology and leverage our core (""It's a paradigm shift!
Stage fright. Butterflies in the stomach. Cold feet. Whatever name you use for the feeling, they all describe the same thing — the fear of failing publicly. So, how can graphic recorders effectively balance the flood of new information and process those ethereal ideas in concrete visual form, even while quietly freaking out?
Yesterday I took part in a quick sketch noting workshop at Re:Publica. Part of my approach for both the ThingsCon and Re:Publica conferences is to go to sessions I feel not immediately comfortable with.
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Half the human brain is dedicated to the task of attaching meaning to visual signals, and we've been underusing it. But now it's time for pictures to have their day, as simple text struggles to interpret the huge amounts of data we ingest daily