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Apr272012

Build Magazine: Sketchnote Illustrations

Build Magazine Illustrations: Cover

IN NOVEMBER 2011, I was hired by Build Network to create an illustration for their premier issue for an article on visual thinking for business called Want to Capture Ideas So They Stick? Draw Them. The article featured Dan Roam, Sunni Brown, Charlotte Hillenbrand, Jeannel King and myself sharing how visual thinking and doodling can help you think and solve problems better.

At the time I was completely focused on illustrating Chris Guillebeau's new book, The $100 Startup, so rather than decline the illustration, I brought the project through the company I work for — Gomoll Research & Design, so I could work on it during daylight hours.

Just a few weeks ago we received the printed issue of Build magazine and the final sketchnote style illustration turned out just great:

Build Magazine Illustrations
Build Magazine Illustrations: Story Detail
Build Magazine Illustrations
Build Magazine Illustrations

To read the article, check out a larger screenshot of the piece in my Build Magazine Illustrations Flickr set.

Thank you Ashely O'Broin for choosing me to help illustrate the premier issue!

Reader Comments (4)

Gorgeous job, Mike! I just love your style...
:^)

April 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJeannel King

Thanks Jeannel!

April 27, 2012 | Registered CommenterMike Rohde

Love it! I also enjoyed seeing my photo of you at work. :)

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPete Prodoehl

Thanks Pete!

May 2, 2012 | Registered CommenterMike Rohde

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