Sketchnote Army Podcast: Season 05, Episode 04: Ben Crothers

Sketchnote Army Podcast: Season 05, Episode 04: Ben Crothers

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Mike is joined by Aussie Ben Crothers, who is the author of Presto Sketching and a principal designer at Atlassian Software. Ben and Mike discuss Ben’s book, the process of getting published, how sketchnoting is changing, plus tools and tips. 

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Running Order

  • Intro 
  • Who Ben is and his origin story
  • The beauty of co-design 
  • Teaching (and the struggle with YouTube)
  • The origins of Ben’s Book and writing on the train
  • How Sketchnoting is growing
  • Sketchnoting in education
  • Robots stealing Jobs
  • Instagram Squares 
  • The value of pointless activities (and Steve Jobs)
  • Tools
  • 3 Tips

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Tools

3 Tips

  • Don’t be afraid to copy
  • Draw something you enjoy!
  • Set yourself challenges

Credits

  • Producer: Jon Schiedermayer
  • Show Notes: Chris Wilson

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Sketchnote Army Podcast: Season 05, Episode 03: Magalie Le Gall

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