Notes in pictures and words.
I made some drawings on my iPad during The Economist’s Ideas Economy conference in New York last week.
Drawings of Richard Nash and his publishing experiment, Red Lemonade.
Illustrations from a project I tag-teamed with my friend, Mike Rohde.
A visual map of the book.
The Austin American-Statesman quoted me on mind-mapping, and ran one of my maps.
TEDxPennQuarter not only had me out to give a talk of my own (which I’ll post soon), they asked if I’d take some visual notes for them as well.
Slides and audio from a panel with Austin Kleon, Dave Gray, Mike Rohde, and Sunni Brown from SXSW 2010.
Drawings of a John Porcellino talk and slideshow.
My journal drawings of SXSW 2010.
The theme of the day was “Play Big,” so I decided to do something special: I drew the background stage and the studio in my sketchbook, and then drew the speakers on sticky notes.
PBS asked me to be a guest blogger for their “Remotely Connected” series.
Drawings of a lecture on “Telling Stories in Pictures and Words” by Sam Hurt, creator of Eyebeam.
Mind map of the documentary about Girl Talk, fair use, and remix culture.
On the Ross Brothers’ documentary depicting their small hometown of Sidney, Ohio.
Notes on a documentary about architectural photographer Julius Shulman.
Sketchbook notes of THE FOG OF WAR, and some thoughts on doodling vs. note-taking.
Mind maps and notes from the Vizthink Visual Note-Taking 101 webinar.
Mind map broken down into pictures, modifiers (speech balloons, captions, etc.) and words.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 I’ll be teaching a webinar with Sunni Brown, Mike Rohde, and Dave Gray as moderator. My bit will focus on addressing the “But I Can’t Draw!” exclamation so many folks let keep them from it.
Mindmap of a Q&A session between novelist/screenwriter Tom Perrotta and John Pierson.
Some notes doodled while watching the Chuck Jones documentary, Memories of Childhood, and some thoughts on parenting and art.
Sketchbook notes and drawings of the SXSW 2009 Film, Interactive, and Music festival.
A mindmap of the use of humor in graphic design.
Notes on the lecture, “Design with Climate: Building for a cooler planet” by Werner Lang
Sketchbook mind maps of the last two episodes of the Make Em Laugh PBS Series.
Sketchbook mindmap and commentary on the psychologist Carl Jung’s autobiography written at the end of his life.
Sketch notes on a Q&A with Mike Judge, hosted by John Pierson at the Radio Television and Film department at the University of Texas.
Mind maps of the second two episodes of the PBS series on American comedy, MAKE ‘EM LAUGH.
Mind maps of the first two episodes of the PBS series on American comedy, MAKE ‘EM LAUGH.
Mindmap of the John Berger’s classic book on the image and art based on his 1972 BBC documentary.
Sketchbook comics of an Art Spiegelman lecture at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, October 7, 2008.
Sketchnotes of VizThink Austin’s gallery show, held in the Conjunctured co-working space on September 9, 2008.
On Michael Lewis’s Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Mindmap of a presentation on visual metaphor by Daniel Saltzman.
Mind map of the wonderful documentary about birth practices in the United States.
Examples of ways to use mind maps.
Sketchbook notes of the Joy Division documentary and the Control biopic.
Sketchbook notes of the second-ever Austin Vizthink meetup.
Photos and sketchpad notes of a Gary Panter book signing and slideshow at Domy Books in Austin, Texas, June 14, 2008.
Mind map of the documentary film, ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM.
Joseph Campbell on “sacred spaces” and how and what you should read.
Sketchbook notes from May 7, 2008.
Sketchbook drawings and notes of a Master Class appearance with Matt Stone.
Book review and mindmap of Joe Bageant’s DEER HUNTING WITH JESUS: DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA’S CLASS WAR.
Sketchbook doodles and notes on David Simon’s 2008 William Randolph Hearst Fellow Lecture in the Austin City Limits studio at the University of Texas.
Mindmap sketchbook notes of the documentary, THE CORPORATION.
Book review and mindmap of THINKING WITH TYPE by Ellen Lupton.
Sketchbook notes on a fiction reading by Tobias Wolff at the University of Texas at Austin, February 18th, 2008.
A mindmap and book review of Michael Pollan’s IN DEFENSE OF FOOD.
A mindmap and book review of Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks.