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CamCreative April 2013
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
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CamCreative April 2013
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Yes, sketchnotes are a thing
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
What do sketchnotes look like?
@agentfin
@evalottchen
@onesquigglyline
@axbom
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Comments on ebiinterfaces.wordpress.com ...
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
“Go to a conference, do some
research on the speakers, arrive
early, take a pen and paper,
draw pictures, share them”
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
What do people make sketchnotes about?
@francisrowland
@kylesteed
@rohdesign
@micheleidesmith
church
science
UX design
food
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Benefits: for speakers
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Benefits: for the audience
@yahnyinlondon
I didn’t get to this talk
but luckily, Amanda
Wright did a great job
of taking sketchnotes
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Benefits: for you
I did these ones :)
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Let’s talk about sketching
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
(don’t worry, we’ll get back to sketchnotes in a minute)
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
sketching
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
sketchnotes
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
sketching, not drawing
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
symbols, not exact likeness
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Sketching in action...
interaction design
UI design
product design
data visualisation
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Improving your visual literacy
Tone
Grammar
Vocabulary
Voice
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Sketching: starting lo-fi
Visualising topics
Exploring concepts
Sharing ideas
Experimentation & iteration
Collaboration (several pens)
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
OK, back to sketchnotes
Here are a few tips...
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tip #1: use a pen, not a pencil
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tip #2: practice your handwriting
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tip #3: listen for the stand-out points
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tip #4: try not to attract attention
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tip #5: sketchnotes are for you
(but it’s good to share!)
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Inspiration: books
This one isn’t really
about sketchnotes
First one I read
THE book to have
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Inspiration: comics
(for me at least... YMMV)
a fabulous comic book a book about lettering
a book about comics
(see also @con_sequential)
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Inspiration: drawing
(I know. I said it’s not about drawing!)
Quentin Blake Ed Emberley
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Inspiration: tutorials
Practical sketchnoting
Jason Alderman
http://www.slideshare.net/jalderman/practical-sketchnoting
Getting started with sketchnoting
Michele Ide-Smith
http://www.slideshare.net/micheleidesmith/getting-started-with-sketchnoting
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Inspiration: community
Sketchnote
Army
sketchnotearmy.com
@sketchnotearmy
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Go forth and make sketchnotes!
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
francisrowland
see also @camusability for tweets
about Cambridge Usability Group
(and share them if you like: #sketchnotes)
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
@francisrowland
CamCreative April 2013
Tuesday, 23 April 2013

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