In this course, you will :
- Learn the value of visual note-taking, also known as sketchnoting, and how it can help you engage with the content you create.
- Explore information hierarchies and how to reflect them in your artwork.
- Discover distinct drawing style, which keeps their illustrations simple but effective.
- Learn how to draw "brick people," which are simple and versatile figures that can convey authentic human behaviour.
- Explore various structures and "signpost devices" to help guide the viewer's eyes around your image.
- Learn how to use typography to emphasise or de-emphasize specific text.
1. Starting to Think Visually
- Why Make Visual Notes?
- Our Five Commandments for Drawing
- Hierarchies of Information
2. Your Visual Toolkit
- Tools and Materials
- Introducing the Drawing Alphabet
- Stick People to Brick People
3. Structure and Playing With Type
- Structures and Signposts
- Simple Data Visualization
4. Unpacking the Problem and Telling Stories
- Research and Inspiration
- Narrative Analysis
- Layout and Style Guide
5. Putting It All Together
- Draft and Review Stage
- Final Artwork
- Graphic Recording Applications