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The Productivity Sketchbook #15: Graphic Journalism is a Thing!?

One of the main purposes of this newsletter is to explore different ways to use visual notes. So when I read about Graphic Journalism in Doug Neill's newsletter last week, it intrigued me.

Graphic Journalism is a way to report news and tell true stories using drawings and text. Not sure how, but I had no idea people were doing this!

Read more about Graphic Journalism here

It got me thinking of the many ways you could use visual notes for news related content. You could sketch out a weather report, highlights from a sports game, or reviews of movies and books. You could report on the results of charity drives and community events. This all seems like a fun and memorable way to report the news!

How might you use Graphic Journalism to inspire your visual note taking practice? Let me know in the comments!

"The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

How to Draw

Here's how to draw the front view of a book:

How to Draw a Book

What to Draw

Last week's word was Productivity.

Here's what I came up with:

Ideas for drawing "Productivity"

This week's word is:


Sketch out what pops into your mind and share it in the comments below. As always, I'll be sharing my answers in the next issue!