I was part of a small team of strangers, becoming friends, from around the world who were taking part in World Sketchnote Day on Saturday by playing a global game of “pass the sketch.” The idea is that one person starts a sketchtnote, and passes it to the next, who adds to it and passes it along, etc.
Sketchnoting is… @PTSketchNote #sketchnote #passthesketchnote #visualnotetaking #creativity @MoLewis1967 @dogtrax @CindyDaupras @18Hardik Thanks for being patient! Life throws us curveballs sometimes but I’m glad I got to complete our sketchnote! pic.twitter.com/8MKg3l2Ein
— Angela Casullo (@MissCasullo) January 12, 2020
The whole thing was organized by some real passionate sketch-noters and I had signed on because it sounded interesting. And it was. The team of five of us made an interesting canvas, and all of the teams involved — not sure how many there were but quite a few — were sending sketches around the world via Twitter, too.
You can see some of the collaborative work and passing of the drawings via the hashtag: #passthesketchnote
And this video is a nice overview by Carrie, a main organizer:
I do have my students do visual-notetaking/sketchnoting in class, particularly when doing active listening to stories. While not much of an artist myself, I enjoy the process, and always appreciate the opportunity for collaboration with others. Thanks to my team — #14 — for their wonderful art, and for allowing me a corner to do my own bit as the canvas traveled the world.
Peace (ink it),