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Sketchnote Tip #5: Color like a pro!

Sketchnote Tip #5: Color like a pro!

Color like a pro! You can’t throw darts on a color wheel and come up with a winning combination (most likely!) Choosing colors for your sketchnotes should have a strategy.  You may be familiar with terms or "color schemes" like complementary, analogy, triadic, etc....

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Sketchnote Tip #4: Disconnected Drawings

Sketchnote Tip #4: Disconnected Drawings

Disconnected Drawings Sketchnoting can be the perfectionist's nightmare. Perfectionists often take a long time to draw things to make them "just right," which often leads to feeling rushed and behind. If this sounds like you and you're looking for a way to draw faster...

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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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