Then this video found its way onto my Twitter feed.
Then it occurred to me that I had never really tried sketch noting myself. So, when I sat down for the first keynote of #TIES14, I decided this would be a perfect opportunity to practice. I had also recently purchased my Pencil by 53 and was excited to give it a test drive.
Sketch noting was more difficult than I thought, but I definitely understood what Sunni Brown was talking about. I was extremely focused throughout the presentation and looking back at the sketch, I could easily recall the content and context. It was so enjoyable, I decided to do it for the keynote on day two as well.
Now, one of things I believe we need to understand about sketch noting, is that the notes are the most beneficial to the person who took the notes. The words and images combine to reclaim memories of the moment, but without experiencing the moment initially, it would be difficult to decode the entire sketch. However, I would still be grateful if you checked out my sketches below and left some feedback.