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...
Sketchnote Tip #2

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...
Better Sketchnote Layouts: 3 Tips

Better Sketchnote Layouts: 3 Tips

A common problem I hear from many of the Sketchnote Academy students is this: “I don’t know how to fill the page! Creating a layout is hard.” I get it! Even though I’ve been sketchnoting for years, I don’t perfectly fill my pages every time. Here are a few tips to...
Faster + Confident Drawings

Faster + Confident Drawings

Have you ever wanted to draw faster or make more confident-looking drawings? There are a lot of different ways to approach this problem, but the easiest way is this: Switch your tool! If you’re sketchnoting with a fine-tip pen like a ballpoint pen, ultra-fine...