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Sketchnote Tip #3: Know your inks!

Sketchnote Tip #3: Know your inks!

Stop the bleed: Know your inks! Have you ever used a black pen to write, then gone over it with a colored marker and the black ink smeared everywhere? This called ink "bleeding" and it's really frustrating! If you want to prevent this, you have to start with knowing...

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Sketchnote Tip #2

Sketchnote Tip #2

Write for stacking! Adjust your ascenders and descenders. The "descender" is the part of the letter that goes below the baseline. Think the "tail" of the lower case y, g, j, and q. The "ascender" is the tall "stem" that goes above the top of the letters. Think lower...

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Sketchnote Tip #1

Sketchnote Tip #1

When it comes to coloring, think "highlighter" not "coloring book." This means that when you color in areas, don't color in spaces like you would a coloring book... inside all in the lines perfectly filling the space. Instead, use color like a highlighter, only...

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