Sketchnotes Lesson 1 – The Art of Visual Note Taking

We are going to dive into the world of sketchnoting. What is sketchnoting? It is a concept that will help you to make your learning more visual. The idea behind this concept is to help you get a deeper understanding of what you are learning in a personal way. You don’t need to be a great artist you just need to have confidence in your ability to learn. We will experiment with using our iPads and going old school with paper. Remember to bring your stylus to class to make this an easier process.This is going to be a learning process for all of us so hold on tight and get ready to start on this new exciting journey.

Suggested iPad apps – Paper 53 (this one is my personal fav.) , Sketch Express, Notability 7 Explain Everything

Lesson 1 – Fonts

This first this that we are going to think about is the text or fonts we choose. We will take time to explore the fonts that work best for us. If you can master three different kinds of fonts then you are well on your way! Here is your mission:

1. Pick a font that will be your go to – this is the one that that you will use most of the time.

2. Pick a font that you will use when you want to emphasis a point.

3. Pick a font that you will use for titles

Works Cited
Keller, Yamairah. Sketchnote Fonts. Digital image. Life With a Side of Yamz. WordPress, 13 Feb. 2014. Web. 12 May 2016. <>.
Sketcho Frenzy: The Basics of Visual Note-taking Claudine Delfin. Dir. Claudine Delfin. Sketcho Frenzy: The Basics of Visual Note-taking. Sketcho Freny, 7 Jan. 2012. Web. 12 May 2016. <>.

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