I love the way that translating complex ideas into a visual format can make it more understandable and interesting to look at! I try to use sketches, diagrams and drawings both to figure things out for myself, and to explain things to others.
One practice I’ve found especially useful is creating sketchnotes during talks and meetings – I find it helps me listen more deeply in the moment, and to remember the most important points afterwards.
Here’s a selection of my sketching work.
- DDD Perth 2019 in sketchnotes
DDD Perth is one of my favourite conferences, so having a young baby in tow wasn’t going to stop me from attending – and… Continue reading DDD Perth 2019 in sketchnotes
- Sketching & How to Win at Pictionary
I always find it interesting when people say that they’re “not very good at drawing” – I find myself saying it, even though drawing… Continue reading Sketching & How to Win at Pictionary
- Perth Web Accessibility Camp 2018, in sketchnotes
I love the idea of a future where tech can be an enabler, rather than an inhibitor, for people with different abilities. Being part… Continue reading Perth Web Accessibility Camp 2018, in sketchnotes
- Digital Sketchnotes at The Design Conference
I attended The Design Conference in Brisbane and took some digital sketchnotes on my iPad Pro – here’s how you can get started with sketchnoting.