The Sketchnote Handbook

The Sketchnote Handbook

The Illustrated Guide to Visual Note Taking

Paperback - 2013
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This gorgeous, fully illustrated handbook tells the story of sketchnotes--why and how you can use them to capture your thinking visually, remember key information more clearly, and share what you've captured with others. Author Mike Rohde shows you how to incorporate sketchnoting techniques into your note-taking process--regardless of your artistic abilities--to help you better process the information that you are hearing and seeing through drawing, and to actually have fun taking notes.

The Sketchnote Handbook explains and illustrates practical sketchnote techniques for taking visual notes at your own pace as well as in real time during meetings and events. Rohde also addresses most people's fear of drawing by showing, step-by-step, how to quickly draw people, faces, type, and simple objects for effective and fast sketchnoting. The book looks like a peek into the author's private sketchnote journal, but it functions like a beginner's guide to sketchnoting with easy-to-follow instructions for drawing out your notes that will leave you itching to attend a meeting just so you can draw about it.
Publisher: [San Francisco, CA] : Peachpit Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9780321857897
Branch Call Number: 651.74
Characteristics: xv, 205 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm


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JCLEmmaF Sep 17, 2018

A quick read on taking visual notes, told through this visual style. This book did not teach me anything new, but it did increase my confidence to break out of the standard outline style of note taking... and convince me that I don't want to stray too far anyway. Good for note takers and visual and kinesthetic learners.

Rebecca_Kohn May 13, 2018

When words and images come together to create a record of a meeting or a discussion, it results in sketchnotes! Mike Rohde provides advice and examples that create motivation to try this method of visual notetaking. Beyond the examples of how to capture information in a visual format, Rohde also breaks down skills and techniques for drawing and handwriting. The author emphasizes the skills of listening and recall in creating effective visual maps.

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