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,...
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...
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...