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Getting Started with Google Draw. One of the lesser known Google Apps is Google Drawing.

Getting Started with Google Draw

Google Drawing is really powerful and easy to use! Use Google Drawing to make your posters and flyers. Like other Google Docs, Google Drawing is collaborative. This means you do not need to print out your flyer and walk across campus to get it approved. Simply share the Drawing with a colleague and let them make any changes that are needed. Start in Google Drive ( Click on the “NEW” button and choose “Google Drawings” from the “More” menu options. Allow others to create your drawing with you. Oftentimes when I am making a drawing I do not want it to be the size of an entire piece of paper. Instead of the default 4:3 ratio, click on the drop down menu to choose “Custom.”

The default measurement is in inches. I frequently use a 300×300 pixel canvas for my drawings since I am recently into drawing badges and images for my blog posts. Drag the Edge Auto Zoom Hold down the mouse and drag to create a rectangle. Remove Border Like this: The digital note-taking app for your devices. How to Make a Mind Map: Creative Examples for High School Art Students. Many Art students begin the year by brainstorming possible ideas, topics or themes for their Art projects.

How to Make a Mind Map: Creative Examples for High School Art Students

This article features 23 creative mind map examples and other visual brainstorming illustrations to inspire high school Art students. Sometimes coming up with ideas for an Art project takes place within the classroom – an interactive discussion between students and teachers; on other occasions students formally document ideas within their sketchbooks. Humans have a tendency to think in a multi-dimensional way – that is, with lots of things occurring simultaneously, triggering further ideas. Rather than attempting to record thoughts in a sequential, linear fashion (i.e. writing these down in lists or paragraphs), students can find it helpful to collect, record and organise ideas graphically, using visual diagram such as a mind map.

If this brainstorm is submitted as part of assessment material, it is essential that this is presented well. How To Use Mind Maps To Unleash Your Brain's Creativity And Potential. Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form.

How To Use Mind Maps To Unleash Your Brain's Creativity And Potential

They can also help you become more creative, remember more and solve problems more effectively. Using Mind Maps in the Classroom. Sketchnotes 101: The Basics of Visual Note-taking. Welcome to the second article in the the new Core77 "Sketchnotes Channel" ( where we'll be exploring the application of visual thinking tools in the worlds of design and creative thinking.

Sketchnotes 101: The Basics of Visual Note-taking

So you say you're ready to start sketchnoting. Maybe you're not much of a sketcher but you take a lot of notes, and are interested in making them more meaningful and interesting, but you're afraid your drawings are too crude. For you, it's important to stress that sketchnotes—although they are inherently a visual medium—do not require drawing ability of any kind. Essentially they're about transforming ideas into visual communication; structuring thoughts and giving hierarchy to concepts can be completed with strictly text and a few lines.

Maybe you're perpetually drawing and want to try and make your notes more useful and engaging but you are afraid of imposing structure to your normally freeform way of sketching. In the end, it's up to you. So let's get tactical. Sketchnote Army - A Showcase of Sketchnotes. Sketchnoting. Mind Mapping. Learn to Mind Map with this FREE online interactive course by Tony Buzan A Mind Map is a powerful graphic technique which provides a universal key to unlock the potential of the brain.

Mind Mapping

It harnesses the full range of cortical skills – word, image, number, logic, rhythm, colour and spatial awareness – in a single, uniquely powerful manner. In so doing, it gives you the freedom to roam the infinite expanses of your brain. Because Mind Maps are so easy to do and so natural, the ingredients for your “Mind Map Recipe” are very few: Blank unlined paperColoured pens and pencilsYour BrainYour imagination! When you use Mind Maps on a daily basis, you will find that your life becomes more productive, fulfilled, and successful on every level.

Start in the CENTRE of a blank page turned sideways. Originated in the late 1960s by Tony Buzan Mind Maps are now used by millions of people around the world – from the very young to the very old – whenever they wish to use their minds more effectively. Mike Rohde's Books on Sketchnoting - Designer Mike Rohde.

I crafted the books below to teach you the basics and to grow your sketchnoting skills.

Mike Rohde's Books on Sketchnoting - Designer Mike Rohde

Click the book covers for more detailed information, or just click the links below each description to purchase your own copy right away. The Sketchnote Workbook The Sketchnote Workbook is a fully-illustrated book and 2+ hour video series, showing how to use sketchnotes in new ways, with advanced tips and techniques. The Sketchnote Handbook The Sketchnote Handbook is a fully-illustrated book and 70 minute video series, designed to teach regular people how to create sketchnotes.