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SXSW Interactive 2010 Sketchnotes

I'm back from SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas and I took along my Moleskine and gel pen to sketchnote it. This year I decided to capture the experience around SXSW, including my flight, food, music and other experiences (not just panels).

Another difference this year: shooting photos of sketchnotes immediately after completion with my iPhone camera on Twitpic. I saw how popular this approach was during NaNoDrawMo and it was popular during SXSW. I enjoyed immediate responses from friends on Twitter, especially those who couldn't make it to Austin.

Here is the full set — you can see higher resolution versions on Flickr.

SXSW Interactive 2010: Title Page

SXSW Interactive 2010: On the Plane / In Austin

SXSW Interactive 2010: Get Stoked on Web Typography

SXSW Interactive 2010: Web Type / Simple Steps

SXSW Interactive 2010: Simple Steps

SXSW Interactive 2010: Jason Fried

SXSW Interactive 2010: Jason Fried

SXSW Interactive 2010: Ze Frank

SXSW Interactive 2010: Ze Frank / Fluid Web Type

SXSW Interactive 2010: Dinner / David Heinemeier Hansson

SXSW Interactive 2010: David Heinemeier Hansson

SXSW Interactive 2010: Food Sketchnotes

SXSW Interactive 2010: Bruce Sterling

SXSW Interactive 2010: Bruce Sterling

SXSW Interactive 2010: Bruce Sterling / DJ Premier

SXSW Interactive 2010: Casiokids Live / Airplane Sketchnotes

SXSW Interactive 2010: Faces of Dallas Airport / Imposter

SXSW Interactive 2010: Takeaways 1 & 2

SXSW Interactive 2010: Takeaways 3 & 4

SXSW Interactive 2010: Plane at Dusk / Four Tet Music Sketchnote

SXSW Interactive 2010: Moby Music Sketchnote

Thanks to everyone who encouraged me last week in my sketchnoting!

Beacon Lounge Sketchnote Gallery

My sketchnote gallery in the Beacon Lounge was well received. I heard great feedback from a variety of people, and the 4 large 18" x 24" posters sold at silent auction for $681, all donated to non-profits through the Beacon Lounge. Thanks!

SXSW 2010: Mike Rohde's Sketchnotes
Photo by Samantha Warren

Visual Thinking 101 Panel

Thanks to everyone who came to the Visual Note-Taking 101 panel with Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, Austin Kleon and me. We had a great time sharing with a wonderful room of people. I'll be posting more about that very soon.

viznotes panel
Photo by Michelle Milla

Reader Comments (4)

WOW - Mike I love your sketches! I'm inspired.
March 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJocelyn Wallace
Hi Mike

I *love* the visual notes - I used one of your photos on my blog, I hope that's ok?http://onemilliongoldstars.com/2010/03/24/stationery-club-and-confessions-of-a-moleskine-fangirl/

March 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGail
Hey Gail thanks! And yes it's fine to use those Flickr images, I've licensed them all as creative commons so you can do just that. Thanks for including them on your post. :-)
March 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike Rohde
well done! i was honored to see them in person!
March 30, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpaul soup

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