There are many related terms, and different people use them in different ways. The words “sketchnote” and “sketchnoting” were coined by the author of The Sketchnote Handbook, designer and illustrator Mike Rohde, back in 2006,… Read More »Sketchnoting Can Also be Called…
📖 Try keeping a dedicated sketchbook just for your sketchnoting practice. Then you can carry it with you, go back to previous drawings and ideas, redraw and get inspiration from what you’ve done in the past. … Read More »Use a Dedicated Sketchbook & Keep a Journal of Your Progress
✍🏼 Sketchnotes are a tool for your personal learning—and that means that they only need to have meaning for you. Your sketchnotes may (and probably will) look entirely different from mine. And that’s GOOD. Find and embrace… Read More »What is so Important that I want you to know?
🐔🥚This is a bit like the question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”—it’s impossible to answer! All you really have to do is trust your instincts. There will be more times when it… Read More »When Should You Use a Line or Arrow and When Should You Use a Container
I learned this technique from a watercolor artist who suggested that you use your arm, not your wrist, to draw a straight line. ✏️Hold your pencil and pull your arm towards your body, keeping your… Read More »You Absolutely Can Draw a Straight Line, and Here’s How:
This can happen and it gets easier to avoid the more you practice. Here are some strategic things you can try to help make everything fit next time: One strategic move is dividing your page… Read More »The most common question I get asked: Did You Run Out of Space?