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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Alexis Finch Teaches Us How to Draw a Dinosaur

Alexis Finch of @agentfin and Graphite Mind gave an Ignite talk in San Francisco about how we all need to draw more. While she is talking to us about that, we get to watch how simple lines can create a dinosaur. Fantastic presentation!

When I followed her direction, this is what I got. I added eyelashes. Comes from all those years of watching too much anime in high school.


99% Conference Sketchnotes - Wendy MacNaughton

Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton was brought in to capture insights, observations and takeaways at Behance's 2012 99% Conference — watercolor sketchnotes!

Here are a few samples — check out her full set at this Behance portfolio page and read Wendy's article about the event and her exhibit at the Ace Hotel on her blog and a companion piece on Behance too. Wow!




Great work Wendy!


How to File a Lawsuit Sketchnote - Margaret Hagan

Civ Pro Sketchbook lawsuit large

Here's fun and interesting approach to sketchnoting ideas — Margaret Hagan has taken the process of filing a lawsuit and turned it into a graphical map with drawings and text details.

Be sure to check out her other drawings at her site, Rablint.


Sketchnoting - The Comic - Matthew Magain

Magain Comic

Matthew Magain created a fun comic on sketchnoting - The Art of Visual Note-taking — Matthew on the why:

Recently I was asked to contribute an article about sketchnoting to a print magazine called Primarily English, put out by the Victorian Association for Teaching of English (VATE). Rather than write about sketching, I decided to sketch it instead. I’ve been reading a few graphic novels lately, so the end result was a four-page comic strip:

Brilliant work Matthew — I love this!


3D Sketchnotes animation of Bruce Springsteen's SXSW Keynote

Check out the fantastic sketchnotes animation a la kinetic typography from Timothy Reynolds. Thanks to Eva for pointing it out to us via Twitter!