Getting Started With Visual Thinking – Resources

Visual resources and videos

RSA Animate – whiteboard animation stories from world-class speakers, authors, and thinkers Common Craft – visual explanations TED talks (on visual storytelling)

Doodle Revolution, by Sunni Brown 

Visual notetaking, by Eva Lotta Lamm 

Shape your thinking, by Brandy Agerbeck 

Drawing in class, by Rachel Smith 

TED talk: Rives, A story of mixed emoticons, Performance artist and storyteller Rives

Websites, blogs, and courses

The Napkin Academy, with Dan Roam 

The Grove – training for visual faciliators, recorders, and teams, based in San Francisco AlphaChimp Learning Systems – virtual training for digital scribing / visual recording Sunni Brown’s Visual Note Taking Sketchnoting for Absolute Beginners How to create awesome visual notes Sketcho frenzy The Sketchnote Revolution Sketchnote Army – Curated by Mike Rohde with sketchnotes from all over the world 

IVFP – International Forum of Visual Practitioners

Books and articles

Gamestorming, by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo

The Sketchnote Handbook by Mike Rohde (@rohdesign) The Art of Explanation, by Lee Le Fever (of Common Craft fame, @leelefever)

The Graphic Facilitator’s Guide: How to use your listening, thinking and drawing skills to make meaning, by Brandy Agerbeck (@loosetooth)

Visual Meetings, Visual Teams, and Visual Leaders, by David Sibbet (@davidsibbet) The Back of the Napkin and Blah Blah Blah, by Dan Roam (@danroam)

See What I Mean How to Use Comics to Communicate Ideas by Kevin Cheng

The Connected Company, by Dave Gray (@davegray) Gamestorming, by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo

Visual Thinking: Tools for Mapping Your Ideas, by Nancy Margulies and Christine Valenza Envisioning Information, by Edward Tufte Visual Explanations, by Edward Tufte

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, by Edward Tufte

Picture Your Business Strategy, by Christine Chopyak

Six Thinking Hats, by Edward de Bono

Rapid Viz: A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas by Kurt Hanks (Author), Larry Belliston

Professional Storyboarding: Rules of Thumb by Sergio Paez (Author), Anson Jew Directing the Story: Professional Storytelling and Storyboarding Techniques for Live Action and

Animation by Francis Glebas 

Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook by Saul Greenberg (Author), Sheelagh Carpendale (Author), Nicolai Marquardt (Author), Bill Buxton

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