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Top 10 Sketchnoting Videos of 2018

Hello friends and happy almost-2019!

As we close out the year, I thought I’d share the sketchnoting videos from the past year that: 1) are some of my favorites; and 2) seemed to resonate with you as well.

Here’s a chance to remind yourself of those ideas from earlier in the year and catch up on those that you might have missed!

The Iceberg Model

An exploration of a simple but useful visual metaphor: the iceberg.

Full blog post: The Iceberg Model

Two-Stage Sketchnoting with Index Cards

A case study of a specific note-taking technique: first rough notes on index cards, then a one-page visual summary.

Full blog post: Two-Stage Sketchnoting with Index Cards

3 Tips for New Sketchnoters

A sketchnote video version of the three tips I shared at the end of my interview with Mike Rohde on his show The Sketchnote Army Podcast!

Full blog post: 3 Tips for New Sketchnoters

How to Tell Stories with Sketchnotes

An exploration of how to use sketchnoting as a tool to tell meaningful and memorable stories.

Full blog post: How to Tell Stories with Sketchnotes

Drawing Basics for Sketchnoters

A “How to Draw” video specifically for visual note-takers (and a follow-up to the short and snappy You Can’t Draw? I Don’t Believe You).

Full blog post: Drawing Basics for Sketchnoters

Sketchnote Breakdown: Tips & Techniques

A look back at one of my favorite sketchnotes to pull out helpful techniques for your to use in yours.

Full blog post: Sketchnote Breakdown: Tips & Techniques

5 Ways to Declutter Your Brain

One of the best ways to use sketchnoting: to clarify messy thoughts! In this video I share some ideas for how to do that.

Full blog post: 5 Ways to Declutter Your Brain

How to Make the Most of Online Courses

Four tips to help you get the most out of any online course you take (ours or any others!).

Full blog post: How to Make the Most of Online Courses

Essentialism by Greg McKeown – A Visual Summary

A one-page sketchnote summary of one of the most impactful books I read in 2018.

Full blog post: Essentialism by Greg McKeown – A Visual Summary

How to Sketchnote a Book

The full process I use to capture and apply the most important ideas in the books I read.

Full blog post: How to Sketchnote a Book


I hope that those videos above gave you a bit of momentum with your sketchnoting efforts as we wrap up one year and start the next.

If you’d like more structured support in the development of your skills, then check out our library of online courses.

Here’s to lots of sketchnoting in 2019!