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Sketchnoting: Communicate with Visual Notes

A course by Eva-Lotta Lamm
Designer. Berlin, Germany.
Joined October 2020
, Designer

Learn to capture presentations and other content as well as take expressive meeting notes in real time by combining text and sketches

  • Best seller German with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (56)
  • 5832 students

Learn to capture presentations and other content as well as take expressive meeting notes in real time by combining text and sketches



German with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (56)
  • 5832 students
  • 23 lessons (5h 7m)
  • 18 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: German
  • German, Spanish, English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

With just a few well-thought-out sketches, it's possible to bring even the most abstract ideas to life. The art of sketchnoting gives designer and author Eva-Lotta Lamm the opportunity to approach a theme from a comprehensive perspective and discover connections between a whole host of apparently unrelated concepts. In this online course, she shows you how to use drawings as a practical tool to understand, contemplate, and communicate more efficiently.

Alongside Eva-Lotta, learn a new method of note-taking for meetings, videos, and other sources of information using sketchnotes. She reveals everything you need, from simple drawing skills to a mastery of composition and visual hierarchy on paper, along with how to filter and capture content and find appropriate images or metaphors. Discover how to boost your visual thought processes to learn new techniques, understand things around you, emphasize structure, and express concepts clearly.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. The Basics
  • U3
    U3. Structure and Image Ideas
  • U4
    U4. Sketchnoting a Presentation
  • U5
    U5. Presenting Sketchnotes
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Meet your teacher for the course, Eva-Lotta Lamm. She talks about her passion for visual thinking and shows you her main influences and sources of inspiration as an illustrator.

She then introduces you to the concept of sketchnoting as well as the materials and skills needed for this technique. Next, do some drawing exercises to help depict concepts quickly and easily. Eva-Lotta also shows you how to achieve a clear calligraphy style.

The key to visualization is designing content in which the most important parts are immediately apparent at first glance. So continue by learning how to structure your sketches to give them a visual hierarchy, before seeing how to find ideas for images to represent your content.

Now you have everything ready, it's time to start on the sketchnotes for your first presentation. To do this, your teacher shows you how to prepare for and approach the biggest challenges when drawing. Take some time after the talk to add the finishing touches to your project.

To round out the course, get some parting tips on the best way to photograph your notes and publish them online.

What is this course's project?

Create sketchnotes on A4 paper for a presentation of roughly 20 minutes.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in learning to process and visualize information through illustration.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge is required to take this course.

As for materials, you need:


    - blank paper for drawing
    - black felt-tips of different thicknesses
    - a gray felt-tip for shading and outlining
    - colored felt-tips for highlighting


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Eva-Lotta Lamm

A course by Eva-Lotta Lamm

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Eva-Lotta Lamm is a designer, author, and visual thinker. After a 15-year career as a UX and digital product designer for clients like Google, Skype, and Yahoo!, she decided to dedicate herself to her lifetime passion of visual thinking. She currently lives in Berlin and manages her own company, where she teaches others the art of sketchnoting.

Her mission is to train people to visualize the complex issues of everyday life in order to solve them from this new visual perspective. Eva-Lotta is an expert in her field and regularly gives talks at international design events. She has also published a book containing an assortment of her sketchnotes about her experiences and topics that interest and inspire her.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Inspirations
    • About Me
  • U2

    The Basics

    • The Materials
    • Sketchnotes: What Are They and What Are They Good For? 1
    • Sketchnotes: What Are They and What Are They Good For? 2
    • Skills We Need for Sketchnoting
    • Sketching Basics 1
    • Sketching Basics 2
    • Sketching Basics 3
    • Clear Handwriting
  • U3

    Structure and Image Ideas

    • Creating Visual Hierarchy 1
    • Creating Visual Hierarchy 2
    • Structuring the Content 1
    • Structuring the Content 2
    • Searching Picture Ideas
  • U4

    Sketchnoting a Presentation

    • Challenges in Real-Time Sketchnoting 1
    • Challenges in Real-Time Sketchnoting 2
    • Before the Talk
    • During the Talk 1
    • During the Talk 2
    • During the Talk 3
    • After the Talk
  • U5

    Presenting Sketchnotes

    • Sharing Sketchnotes on Social Media
  • FP

    Final project

    • Sketchnoting: Communicate with Visual Notes

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Sketchnoting: Communicate with Visual Notes

A course by Eva-Lotta Lamm
Designer. Berlin, Germany.
Joined October 2020
  • 96% positive reviews (56)
  • 5832 students