DVS Fireside Chat: Sketching in Data Visualization
Why you should incorporate sketching into your data viz process—and how to get started
While many of us are working from home, self-isolating, or social distancing, the Data Visualization Society planned a series of online conversational sessions, or Fireside Chats, with professionals from our community on topics that are interesting and important for the data viz community. Each session features a panel of people answering questions from participants in a Zoom webinar format and will be posted to Nightingale over the coming days.
Sketching is a useful method for visualizing information. It can lend a visualization more humanity, feel more accessible to viewers, and helps move beyond the tool “default.” On top of that, sketching can ignite a creators’ creativity and bring practitioners closer to the data.
In this DVS Fireside Chat, our panelists discuss sketching as a form of visualization, how they incorporate it into their own practice, and offer tips and advice on getting started with sketching.
Moderated by Amy Cesal
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