This is the true essence of a Community: different styles, different minds, different approaches for a shared goal, everyone looking in the same direction.
Everything started with this!
Could we do this via post or email? Different image of course. Anyone? pic.twitter.com/lPbKR0ldj8— Ruth Baker (@ruthiebee85) October 17, 2016
Ref: Danny Gregory’s (2015) Art Before Breakfast: A Zillion Ways to be More Creative No Matter How Busy You Are. Chronicle Books LLC. pp 99
Ruth threw a rock in the pond and the waves reverberated through the oceans all over the world.
It didn't take long before Makayla started a group conversation on Twitter DM that gathered a group of sketchnoters, from around the world, to the project.
It was and is amazing and the flavor was like an online barcamp:
“...is an ad-hoc unconference born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment.”
First thing first: which picture should we work on? That was kind of easy: this one!
Alan took over operations, he sliced the image in tiles, organized a spreadsheet and took care of the “done” tiles re-composing the whole image.
We overlapped, sometimes, we shared and laughed a lot and had great fun. Everyone did her/his part and it was an awesome experience.
In case you're wondering who did what, here is the spreadsheet which is, by the way, real fun too: read the descriptions! And, yes, we have 2 Marc’s (Bourguignon and Dugué) which can be “puzzling” but we’re sure you’ll figure it out!
So let we say heartily thank you to:
and of course for drawing the tiles.
And, in alphabetical order, Women first (because gallantry is NOT dead):
Claire Ohlenschlager @claire_ohl - The Netherlands
Lilpeanut @ItsLilpeanut - California
Mirry As @AsMirry - United Kingdom
Nidhi @nn1ds - United Kingdom
Sandra Martin @sam_HH - Germany
Sketchnotes by Diana @DianaSoriat - Germany
Tracey Levasseur @TraceyLevasseur - Canada
James Saretta @JamesSaretta - Australia
Marc Bourguignon @100978Marc - France
Marc ✏️ @Marc_DUGUE - France
Mario Foglia @foglia_mario - Italy
Mauro Toselli @xLontrax - Italy
ProfClayton @ProfClayton - Texas
For literally “making a mark” upon the project and my creative heart by drawing the tiles.
Once again, THANK YOU!
It has truly been an enlightening experience.