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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, living in Ohio.

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First Sketchnotes: Virginia Poltrack @VPoltrack

I'm starting a new category on Sketchnote Army called First Sketchnotes, where I feature the first sketchnotes that someone has done — both new and seasoned sketchnoters. This is to celebrate new sketchnoters, to remind everyone that we all start somewhere and to help us remember that sketchnoting is a journey.

Our first First Sketchnote feature is designer, illustrator and coder Virginia Poltrack, who reached out to me on Twitter after seeing and reading The Sketchnote Handbook. She gave sketchnoting a try and posted her work on Twitter.

Below are samples of her sketchnote work:

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See more work from Virginia at her website, Dribble and Flickr accounts.

Great job Virginia!


Interaction 2013 Sketchnotes from @bysusanlin @justsomeguy and @ryancoleman

IxD13 happened a little while ago, but I didn't want to miss sharing Interaction 13 sketchnotes here. Below are works from different sketchnoters — if you have sketchnotes from IxD13, let us know and we'll add you.

Susan Lin

I love the fluid, sketchy feel of Susan Lin's sketchnotes. Check out Susan's website, Twitter and Flickr account.

Beyond Responsive

Jason Alderman

Jason's sketchnotes have a great amount of detail and a cool look with the pink highlight. Check out Jason's Twitter and Flickr account.

2013 Local Leaders Meeting

Ryan Coleman

Ryan Coleman has very well structure sketchnotes with lots of detail. Check out Ryan's website, Twitter and Flickr account.


Vizbi 2013 Sketchnotes from @francisrowland

Vizbi was a conference for visualizing biological data at The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our friend Francis Rowland taught a tutorial on UX design and sketchnoted the event. Here are photos of the workshop and the sketchnotes Francis captured.

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What do we need to make better figures? (Vizbi 2013)
See Fracnis' full Vizbi set on Flickr!

Teaching Large Classes Sketchnotes by @DerekBruff

13-02-26 Teaching Large Classes

Derek Bruff captured sketchnotes of a course on teaching large classes, presented by Carl Johnson (Biological Sciences), Sandra Rosenthal (Chemistry), and Andrew van Schaack (Human & Organizational Development) at the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching's conversation on teaching large classes, February 26, 2013.

Be sure to check out Derek's sketchnotes on Flickr and his website too.

Sketchnotes by @Maja_Larsson in the Göteborg Posten


Maja Larsson was just featured in the Göteborg Posten by journalist Eva Wieselgren, who was curious about her sketchnotes captured during WebCoast, March 15-17.

From her blog post (translated with Google Translate):

On the far left you will find a skit note from the session with Ylva Bergvik who runs @ookamishop - jewelry made ​​from recycled computer parts! Then Mats Ingelheim Borns Session on "Maslow and e-commerce" and the National Church Session on "Nätvandrarna", a project for young people.

Here are 2 high resolution versions of the images in the paper by Maja:

Sketchnote | session Webcoast:, Ylva Bergvik
Sketchnote | session Webcoast med @matsing "Maslow och e-handel"

Pretty cool to see Maja featured in her local paper. Great work Maja!