I wrote a book called “Yoganotes — How to sketch yoga postures and sequences”. This article tells the story of how it came into existence.
You can check out the book here: www.sketchnotesbook.com/yoganotes
I started practicing yoga around 5 years ago. I had worked with a personal trainer for about a year to get my body fit and healthy. …
Last year, Christina Wodkte asked me if I wanted to contribute a piece to her book Pencil Me In, a ‘business drawing book for people who can’t draw’. The little book is out now, including lots of contributions from great minds in the design community sharing their thoughts on expressing thoughts and ideas visually with pen and paper. You can get the book on Amazon.
Here is my contribution, a visual essay on clarity and some suggestions how to practice formal clarity in your sketching:
This is my contribution to a recent discussion between Christina Wodtke and Dave Gray about different visual alphabets, their usefulness and the shapes they (should) contain. It started with Christina’s article questioning the usefulness of visual alphabets, followed by Dave’s rebuttal and a loose Twitter thread going on from there.
I’ve spent a couple of breakfast sessions musing about the similarities and differences of visual and verbal language (we are borrowing the term ‘alphabet’ after all), which was interesting but not conclusive (yet).