sketchnote tutorial

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Sketchnoters

    Yes, I stole the 7 lessons from Stephen Covey’s classic book and applied them to sketchnoting. They don’t fit neatly in some cases, but it’s a bit of fun and a creative exercise. Enjoy. 1. Be proactive Don’t try to think of how to sketch in the moment. Build a bank of ideas (a visual…

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  • Creating and using a stock sketchnote header template

    Sketchnoting under pressure can be a real challenge. Having ready to go ideas and templates can help you make something good, quickly, without thinking. You can use templates for the whole sketchnote, but you can also use templates for part of the sketchnote. Recently I came up with a simple stock sketchnote header template that…

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  • How to Start Sketchnoting today

    I struggled to start sketchnoting. Although I caught the idea immediately but putting pen to paper felt overwhelming. I don’t want you to suffer the same issue, so here is a simple guide to start sketchnoting today. This could be a useful classroom activity to introduce sketchnotes to students. What are sketchnotes? Sketchnotes are a…

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  • Sketchnote Layouts: The Ultimate Guide

    My biggest obstacle to sketchnoting was arranging information. For a long time, I stayed making “Sketchnotes lite” where I had text (with occasional colour) broken up by the odd image. Discovering sketchnote layouts changed all that. Suddenly the shackles were off and my notes radically shifted. This may not be the case for you; there…

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