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...even if you're a beginner who "can't draw."
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Meet Your Instructor: Emily Mills

Emily Mills, author of The Art of Visual Notetaking, is an illustrator and professional sketchnoter based in Nashville, TN. Emily has taught sketchnoting since 2017 to thousands all over the world using her professional experience drawing for brands like Subway, Delta Airlines, Chick-Fil-A, S&P, and Magic Johnson. Whether you’re taking an in-person workshop, enrolling in an online course, or joining an online webinar, Sketchnote Academy will help you learn to sketchnote and improve your craft!

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What Real Students Are Saying

These activities were all very challenging for me. Your activities were great at getting me to accept what I had to offer. They stretched me a lot! Thank you.

– Jennilyn S.

Practice makes better and this class gave me a great chance to have some guided practice in one of my favorite things to dabble in… sketchnoting. Emily Mills teaches so many tricks and tips that it inspires you to get going and keep going.

Emily Mills is so effective in teaching and modeling how easy it is to start your sketchnote journey.

-Roger D.

The lessons were so simple that my sixty-five year old imagination was stalled a bit…  Once I started doodling on the pages, my brain began to activate, and shapes began to take on imaginary forms. It was fun. Each exercise is like a game.  I am doing these lessons in order to help me make the kinds of journals my grandchildren will adore.

– Laurel T.

I love this course so much. And I exceeded my expectations with the exercises. They were fun and helpful. Thank you!

– Leslie C.

I appreciated how the “Sketchnote Your Goals” workshop built my sketchnoting skills, but also helped me think through steps to meet a concrete goal. I’m excited to have this document to refer to all year long!


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Sketchnote Chats: Lauren Green

Sketchnote Chats: Lauren Green

Emily Mills interviews visual facilitator Lauren Green: ✔️ What is Visual facilitation?✔️ How did you get started? ✔️ Lauren shares her early with with her most recent✔️ A tip Lauren lives by✔️...

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Sketchnote Chats: Paul Mignard

Sketchnote Chats: Paul Mignard

Emily Mills interviews sketchnoter Paul Mignard of Sketchy Sermons: ✔️ What is Sermon Sketcnoting?✔️ How did you get started?✔️ Paul shares his early with with his most recent✔️ A tip Paul lives...

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