The Pencil is impressive. The detail is fantastic, despite some of the hardware details I thought could be improved.
If you've been on the fence about an Apple Pencil and either iPad Pro, go visit a local Apple Store and try them out. They're fantastic!
The Sketchnote Workbook wins Best Design Award from Publishing Professionals Network!
The Sketchnote Workbook won a best overall design award from the Publishing Professionals Network (PPN)! It won for excellence in overall design. The Sketchnote Workbook will be showcased at PPN's Annual Book Show, in San Francisco this July. Woohoo!
♥ Free Learn Cursive Script Video Course & Worksheets - Hand letterer Ian Barnard's video cursive class and worksheets aim to improve your script. I love Ian's calm pacing, especially for new students. See Ian's lettering courses, and his site.
♥ The Benefits of Using Doodling and Sketchnotes in the Classroom - Teacher Deidra Gammill, Ph.D writes about the benefits she's seen using sketchnoting in the classroom. She shares practical tips for implementation, and challenges for teachers.
♥ Can Handwriting Make You Smarter? - The Wall Street Journal covers the recent laptop vs. longhand notes study by Mueller & Oppenheimer, testing the effectiveness of both kinds of notes. Two takeaways: Don't capture verbatim ideas—synthesize as you write, and intentionally review your notes to reinforce ideas.
♥ Think Clearly: Visual Thinking Boot Camp - My friend and fellow visual thinker, Mathias Jakobsen is going on a world tour, teaching his all-day, Visual Thinking Bootcamp in Buenos Aires, Zurich, London, Mexico City, Vancouver, Paris, Copenhagen, Aarhus, and more! Sign up to be notified, or request your city be added to the tour.
Private Sketchnote Workshops
I've taught private sketchnote workshops at universities like Ross School of Business at The University of Michigan; agencies like mcgarrybowen in NYC; and institutions like Sibley Hospital in Washington DC. I'd love to teach your team too. Let's talk.
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The Sketchnote Handbook
The Sketchnote Workbook
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