8 Ways To Build Your Sketchnoting Skills - Verbal To Visual Video - Doug Neill - visual note-taking, doodling

8 Ways To Build Your Sketchnoting Skills

In this episode of Verbal To Visual Video I share with you eight different types of activities that will help you to develop your visual note-taking skills.

Some are fun, others a bit serious.

All of them will help you to become a better sketcher of ideas.

Notes & Links

Fill This Page - train the hand and eye, great as warm-ups, repetitive, skills, visual note-taking, sketchnotes, doodling, verbal to visual, doug neill

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Playful Practice - low-stress, light-hearted, build skills, good for beginners - visual note-taking, sketchnotes, doodling, verbal to visual, doug neill

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Purposeful Practice - build skills, more focused, you pick the source - visual note-taking, sketchnotes, doodling, verbal to visual, doug neill

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Sketch Then Do - get your bearings, plan of action, act - visual note-taking, sketchnotes, doodling, verbal to visual, doug neill

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Template - you pick the source, useful constraints, reusable - visual note-taking, sketchnotes, doodling, doug neill

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Connect - communicate, collaborate, get out of your own head - visual note-taking, sketchnotes, doodling, verbal to visual, doug neill

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Personal - attention turned inward, personal development, self-knowledge, skills - visual note-taking, sketchnotes, doodling, verbal to visual, doug neill

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Adventure - get out into the world, potentially challenging, rewarding - visual note-taking, sketchnoting, doodling, verbal to visual, doug neill

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I first developed these eight categories for The Verbal To Visual Notebook, which contains 128 skill-building activities, all of which fall into one of those categories.

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That notebook is included within the course An Introduction To Visual Note-Taking, or you can purchase it individually here.

Try a few of these activities out, and let us know how it goes!

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Want To Dig Deeper?

If you’re new to the idea of sketchnoting and excited to develop more visual thinking tools, I think you’d enjoy our foundational course An Introduction To Visual Note-Taking.

If you’d like to make sketchnoted videos like the one you saw here, we’ve got a course for that too! Check out How To Make Sketchnote Videos.

And if you’re an educator interested in bringing visual note-taking into your classroom, check out Sketchnoting In The Classroom.