Visual Notetaking: A Beginner's Guide to Sketchnotes
with Giselle Chow
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02 What is Visual Notetaking?26:04
Class duration: 4h 1mSee all 15 lessons
About The Class
the art of graphic facilitation.
In this beginner-friendly class, you’ll learn how to actively listen and illustrate ideas in a whole new way.
- Listen for relevant information
- Represent ideas in text and graphics
- Build an icon bank
- Use color and size for emphasis
Giselle is a consultant with The Grove and in this class, she’ll teach you how to make ideas leap off a page. Gisel will cover everything from preparation to execution and you’ll learn how to make a visual compendium of an event that can be shared with attendees and social audiences.
You’ll also learn about drawing connections in a way that makes information easier to retain and helps visual thinkers grasp new concepts and ideas.
If you want to add an exciting new skills to your design repertoire and learn how to make engaging, share-worthy visual notes, don’t miss Visual Notetaking: A Beginner's Guide to Sketchnotes with Giselle Chow.
Visual Notetaking Intro04:50
What is Visual Notetaking?
Visual notetaking uses words and imagery to create a real-time representation of what is being said or being worked on.26:04
Start with Lettering16:26
Choose a Color Palette08:01
Draw Icons from Basic Shapes24:32
What Makes a Great Icon09:08
What's In Your Toolkit?07:31
Getting Started: Logistical Planning23:55
Layout Design: The List15:09
Layout Design: The Cluster14:48
Add Visuals: Borders, Relationships, & Metaphors16:07
Learn to Listen for Major Themes19:15
Practice: What Do You Hear?21:08
Practice: Strengthen Your Listening Skills26:11
Visual Notetaking Next Steps07:56
Giselle Chow designs, leads, and facilitates group and institutional change processes as a Senior Consultant at the Grove Consultants International, based in the historic Presidio in San Francisco. Her area of practice and expertise is graphic facilitation; the creation of large-scale drawings and graphics in real time that enable participants to see their work, identify patterns, and make connections. Her work is ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Bonus Video: Titles with Flair HD Mp4
Materials List & Starter Kit
93% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
Wonderful overview of sketch noting with tons of opportunities to practice, learn, and refine skills! Appreciated the side benefits of recognizing sketchnoting involves active listening and the opportunity to practice that too. Thank you! 110% recommend this course.
Great fundamental skills for effective notetaking! I love Gisele and all her lessons! They are super easy to follow and understand. Would recommend it of course!
Excellent quality content- but the title and description is misleading. Not directed towards sketchnoters, but those who want to explore graphic recording or visual facilitation as a career. Great and useful topics for sure-- but some of these lessons simply aren't relevant for my needs. I wish this was made clear before I purchased the course.
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