What is Visual Note-taking? Made With Paper by danyadsmith “ This is a series of visual notes from Sunni Brown’s Visual Notetaking 101 - Module 1. I discovered visual thinking and visual note-taking...
I believe that drawing skills will soon rival the importance of reading and writing in our schools.
Does that seem nuts in an age when the arts are often the first cut from school budgets? I don’t think so. I think we’re amidst a major cultural shift in the way we communicate — particularly online.
We’ve got more words to read than ever before — and this has resulted in a general sense of information overload. Is it any wonder, then, that we’re so obsessed with videos, info-graphics, visual resumés and Pinterest, the image bookmarking site?
Online visibility: Kelly Kingman live-doodling the greatest tweets of the event The Vocus Blog team is at the MarketingProfs B2B Forum in Boston, learning how businesses can market themselves better to other businesses.
TED Talks Studies show that sketching and doodling improve our comprehension -- and our creative thinking. So why do we still feel embarrassed when we're caught doodling in a meeting? Sunni Brown says: Doodlers, unite!
In my last article we talked all about visual storytelling — why it’s important for your business, how to think about it so it will work for you, and then I shared examples of companies doing visual storytelling really well — and being successful as a result. Yahoo! At the end, I promised that my …
Brad Ovenell-Carter, an education innovator at a K-12 school in Vancouver, B.C., is teaching students the value of sketchnotes—illustrated records that distill a lecture, speech, or lesson into a visual synopsis. Others educators are catching on.
The book suggestion of this week is about UX design and how to sketch user interfaces. The title is Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook by Saul Greenberg, Sheelagh Carpendale, Nicolai Marquardt and Bill Buxton.
Designers love their software. From using Gimp to Photoshop, designers spend hours crafting on the computer. Unfortunately, many designers neglect an important design tool: sketching by hand with pen and paper.
"Finally, there’s no undo button. On the computer, nothing is permanent. You can easily delete an idea you don’t like. With pen and paper, all your ideas —good and bad — are forced to live on the page, giving “bad ideas” the opportunity to spark good ones. This is also why I choose to use a pen instead of a pencil when designing on paper".
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