Are you a Trainer, Speaker, Agile Coach, Consultant, Facilitator or Team leader? Do you need to present complex topics on point or work with clients in workshops?
The ability to visualize is an important skill for many fields in our professional work life. Known as Graphic Recording, Sketchnoting, Visual Facilitation, Scribing or Visual thinking.
This online class serves as a first step into the exciting world of visualization – on posters, flipcharts as well as normal sized paper.
You can even use the skills digitally on your tablet or ipad!
! Disclaimer: the class is quite intense and with a lot of information. Take your time and do only one section per day. And please use the comment section!
- You reduce barriers in drawing and extend your communication and presentation skills
- You develop your own personal style of writing and drawing
- You use visualizations professionally and design your seminars, consultations and presentations more effectively and richer in variation
- You are so much cooler :)
- General introduction in creative visualization
- Typography basics
- Forms, colors and symbols
- Characters and Figures
- Structure and composition of convincing visualizations
- Final assignment
- Video lessons
- Drawing assignments
- Work sheets
The final project is about being able to visualize an important process of your daily worklife - your commute :) That means your way from home to the office. This a simple graphic but contains all the topics leaned before!
- to draw simple and creative processes
- to use symbols and typography
- to develop a nice design
- to use visuals to communicate your ideas
Here is an example from me:
Of course you can do many other projects such as:
- Strategy plans
- Travel preparations
- Your "visual" CV
- Cooking Recepies
Feel free to draw whatever you want! I'm exited about your projects!!
All participants receive a certificate of participation.
For the class, you don’t need a degree in fine arts or design. With just a few colors, forms and little tricks you can astonishingly improve your presentation skills.
Visualization is fun and can be learned!
So - interested?
Hi! My name is Ben and I'm based in Berlin. I'm a former graffiti artist and work as a full time graphic recorder & illustrator since 2013. I teach creative visualization for over 8 years and by now have worked in over 15 countries in Europe, South America and Africa.
I'm trained in graphic recording, visual facilitation, visual presencing (Theory U), Business Model Canvas, coaching and organizational development.
The experience with literally thousands (!) of students from all kinds of backgrounds showed me that everybody has this superpower within her or him! Let me support you to discover it in YOU!
Preview1. Introduction - Why visuals are a superpower and what you can expect from the class (6:04)
Start2. Material - A brief overview of the most important materials (6:45)
Start3. Type - Basics for an easy to read handwriting (8:28)
Start4. Textcontainers and Frames - Boxes and other graphic elements to visually support your statements (9:26)
Start5. Symbols - your visual ABC with which you will be able to draw (almost) everything around you (10:36)
Start6. Characters - a set of basic characters for visualizing human interaction and emotion (7:27)
Start7. Colors and Shades - pimp your visuals fast and motivating (5:09)
Start8. Composition - how everything comes together in a simple framework (13:10)
StartBonus: the Benjamin Felis Bookshow - an overview on my favorite ressources in the last years (6:09)