Sketchnote Army is dedicated to finding and showcasing sketchnotes and sketchnoters from around the world.

Who is behind Sketchnote Army?

Mike Rohde, creator: Designer, author of The Sketchnote Handbook & Workbook, and illustrator, living in Wisconsin.

Mauro Toselli, curator: IT Director, sketchnoter, author, living in Italy.

Binaebi Akah, curator: Sr. UX Designer, sketchnoter, author, and lindy hopper, living in Ohio.

How can I be showcased on Sketchnote Army?
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Guardian Data Visualisation Masterclass Sketchnotes - @curlykatie33

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Katie Buchanan took a Guardian Masterclass on Data Visualisation and decided to give sketchnoting a try.

Can you believe this is her first attempt at sketchnoting? Seriously!

Great job Katie! :-)


#SXnotes: Celebrating Sketchnotes at @SXSW 2013

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Hey SXSW-bound sketchnoters!

This year, SXSW wants to promote and showcase sketchnoting at the conference like never before. They've started SXnotes — crowd-sketched coverage of the festival — and they need you!

Here's how to participate:

1. Do your sketchnoting thing during the conference sessions

2. Join the SXnotes Flickr Group and share images of your sketchnotes

3. Follow @ImageThink and tweet your sketchnotes using #sxnotes hashtag

Every day during SXSW, Nora and Kelly of ImageThink will be selecting sketchnotes to send to the SXSW blog team for the community recap.

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Nora and Kelly are also hosting the official SXSW Sketchnote Meet-up on Sunday at 12:30 PM. Visit ImageThink for all the details on SXnotes and the meet-up.


Custom Moleskine Sketchbooks & Meet-Ups at SXSW 2013

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I'M PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE I've teamed up with Moleskine to produce very cool, custom Moleskine Pocket Sketchbooks to share with fans of Moleskine and The Sketchnote Handbook, in Austin at SXSW 2013!

We're organizing 2 free meet-ups at SXSW Interactive in Austin on Saturday, March 9th, to meet fans and give away a bunch of custom sketchbooks.

Here's a mockup of the custom Sketchnote Handbook branded Moleskine Sketchbooks we're giving away:

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We're challenging recipients of these custom sketchbooks to sketchnote panels and other experiences — then share their work with the #mSketchnote hashtag on Flickr, Twitter, Instagram and other social media channels.

Here are the details of the meet-ups:

Jo's Coffee Shop - Downtown: 10:30 AM -12 NOON

The first event is a meet-up at Jo's Coffee Shop Downtown (242 W. 2nd Street - between Colorado and Lavaca Streets), giving away 80 of the Sketchnote Handbook inspired Pocket Moleskine Sketchbooks and free coffee to those who want to take the sketchnote challenge.

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The second meet-up will be at Mulberry on 360 Nueces Street at W. 3rd Street from 7-9. We can share a drink and your sketchnotes together, and have fun meeting others in the Moleskine and sketchnote communities. I'll be excited to see some of the sketchnote challenge work in-person at this event, and we'll have more custom books to give away to keep you sketchnoting SXSW all week.

Go RSVP for these events on Eventbrite, and I'll look forward to meeting you at an event! Come join us!

Follow Moleskine and me on these social media channels for more info and to see this work as it comes in on March 9th and beyond:

Twitter: @moleskine and @rohdesign
Instagram: @moleskine_world and @rohdesign


Tenerife Travel Sketchnotes by @michalserwinski


Michał Serwiński from Krakow, Poland, decided to try sketchnoting a trip to Tenerife - otherwise known as the Canary Islands — his work turned out great!

Even if you can't read Polish, enjoy the fun way Michał has recorded his travel with drawings and lettering, combined.

Thanks for sharing Michał!


RWD Summit 2012 Sketchnotes by @benjaminsnorris

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Benjamin Norris has been busy doing some great sketchnote work at conferences lately, so I wanted to share some of his recent work for you to enjoy and learn from. Above is a sample of his sketchnote work from RWD Summit 2012 — check out the full set of these sketchnotes on Flickr and be sure to visit Ben's website too.