Visual Storytelling, Sketchnoting for Business Communication
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Visual Storytelling, Sketchnoting for Business Communication

Learn to hand draw Visual Storytelling on Flip charts specially for Trainers, Managers and Entrepreneurs.
3.8 (17 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
127 students enrolled
Created by Curious Piyuesh
Last updated 5/2020
English
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  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • To present your content in simple visual format and thinkining in metaphors instead of obvious icons.
  • Learn to make storyboards and business drawings for your presentations on various business scenarios like project viability, meetings, training, goal setting, brain storming and more.
  • Methodology to develop your own visual vocabulary in the context of your domain of work
  • Use storyboard templates and fill it with your own content and present it.
  • Learn how to draw any object or icon using simple geometrical shapes
  • My storyboard formula GDTCM to ideate your storyboard from scratch
  • Learn basics of business drawing which can also be used for visual facilitation, sketch notes and graphic recording
  • Learn what is visual thinking, what are the forms of visual thinking you can use at work and how to learn this skill.
  • Draw any object and icon with simple geometrical shapes
  • Draw people in business postures using simple rules which you will never forget
  • Using color patterns while making storyboards.
  • Learning visual hierarchy because what you are drawing needs to communicate the idea and not just be looking beautiful.
  • Drawing text and speech bubbles to show interaction between people.
  • Learn how information flows in a storyboard. 6 patterns of information flow
  • Different kinds of storyboard formats like Poster, List, Process, Time, Comparision, Roadmaps and more.
Requirements
  • Around 30-35 A4 sheets, A black sketch pen (2 mm ) and a very light color highlighter
  • No experience of previous drawing required. Not even if you have not drawn a single line in last 20 years.
  • Willingness to up skilling yourself
  • Promise to practice this skill even after the course
Description

Are You A Manager, Trainer or Entrepreneur and wish to make your business communication more effective and engaging ?

Then my Visual Storytelling Online Course will help you achieve this dream. You will acquire Business Drawing Skills which you will be able to use in your office presentations, online knowledge transfer sessions, Training and Facilitation, Process Visualization, Flip Chart Presentations, visual Storytelling and Visual Co-Creation Sessions.

Course Content

1. Introduction of the Author

2. Scope of this course + What, Why, How of Visual Thinking

3. Elements of Visual Storytelling

4. Element 1: Pens and Markers

5. Element 2: Drawing Objects and Icons

6. Element 3: Drawing People , Postures, Professions and Group of people

7. Element 4: Drawing Processes

8. Element 5: Thinking in Metaphors

9. Element 6: Drawing Speech

10. Element 7: Drawing Text

11. Element 8: Using colors

12. Element 9: Drawing headers and using effects

13. ELement 10: Visual Hierarchy

14. Revision of What, Why, How and 10 elements of storyboarding

15. Introduction to Visual Storyboarding

16. Storyboarding formula GDTCM

17. Lesson 1: Goal of Storyboard

18. Lesson 2: Domain of Storyboard

19. Lesson 3: Type of Storyboard

20. Lesson 4: Components in storyboard

21. Lesson 5: Metaphors in your storyboard

22. Understanding GDTCM with two examples

23. Final Exercise


Are you always worried about your presentation being BORING & FULL OF TEXTS ?

You FEAR that your message is NOT COMING ACROSS CLEARLY ?

Do you see people YAWNING in your presentations?

Then This Online Course is CERTAINLY for you !

Visual Storytelling is the new way of BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

As consciousness of Visual Thinking is growing more and more in the modern day Corporate World and in Learning/Development Industry, it is Vital Than Never Before to acquire Visual Thinking skills in your repertoire to stand out as an Effective Manager and a Better Trainer. Even Modern Universities are realizing that Visual Note Taking is more effective than Linear Text Based Note Taking in Cognitive Learning.

With my workshops, I am trying to Empower Managers, Trainers/Coaches, Entrepreneurs and Professors to Use Visuals At Work !

Come, explore the Power of Visuals with me ?

Not only this, hand drawings communicate emotions behind what you want to convey and you do not come across as too technical or geeky.

This course is for all the professionals who wants to communicate with their Clients, Team members and Stake holders Effectively.

It is best suited for

Working Professionals | Entrepreneurs | Trainers and Facilitators

What To Expect In This Course

Visual Vocabulary building + Storyboarding techniques

Hands-on practice on the 10 elements of Business Drawing :Pens and Markers, Drawing Objects/ Icons, Drawing People, Drawing Processes, Using Metaphors, Speech Bubbles, Texts on big sheets, Coloring, Effects, Hierarchy in Visual Storyboard.

Putting your thoughts on drawing sheet is not easy. You need to know the templates, direction of information flow, types of storyboards and more. A specially designed methodology of storyboard drafting called GDTCM will help you here. All this including Basic level.


About Instructor

Piyuesh Modi lives in The Netherlands has trained more than 450 participants trained in Visual Thinking and given 2500+ man hours of Knowledge transfer to participants from 14+ countries including The Netherlands | France | India | USA | Belgium | Sweden | Hungary | Germany | China | Ukraine | Albania | Bosnia | Austria | Italy. He conducts Live Workshops in Corporate and individual Masterclasses. He also conducts Virtual Live Trainings (specially during Covid 19 scenario)

He can be contacted at

Instagram: @CuriousPiyuesh

Twitter: @CuriousPiyuesh

Facebook: CuriousPiyuesh


Who this course is for:
  • Any one who has to give presentations to a team
  • Scrum masters, agile coaches, developers, UX designers, product designers, UI designers, graphic designers, project managers, product managers, product owners, testers, business analysts, sales people
  • Trainers and Coaches who need to engage people for longer period of time.
  • Brainstorming and design thinking facilitators who have to conduct activities among team members
  • Life coaches, Scrum masters, Project Managers, Nutritionists, Digital Marketers, Business Coaches and others.
  • Design students and professionals who want to ungrade their design skills to visual storytelling.
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 01:56:52
+ Course introduction and Scoping
2 lectures 07:52

You will learn about the author and the work which he has done

Preview 01:41

We will finalize the scope of this course.

You will learn what are the possible uses of visual thinking. Why it is important to develop visual skills and how to be mentally ready to start learning this skill

Preview 06:11
+ Visual Mastery : Drawing Elements for Story boarding
11 lectures 01:18:31

A quick over view of all the elements you will be learning. These will be all the important element which you will ever need to make storyboards. I can assure you that you won't need anything apart from these to be equipped to draw storyboards or sketch notes. The elements

1) Which pens and markers and colors you need

2) How to draw objects and icons

3) How to draw people, postures and group of people

4) How to draw processes

5) Thinking and Drawing in metaphor objects instead of just drawing plain icons

6) How to draw speech bubbles in different situations

7) How to master some common text fonts to convey emotions in a storyboard

8) Common rules for coloring

9) How easy and intelligent effects can add crucial readability to your storyboard

10) Following visual hierarchy to maintain ease of readability


Preview 03:25

You will learn what are the tools, pens and markers you will need with you to draw storyboards.

Element 1: Pens and Markers
09:09

You will learn how to draw any kind of icon or objects using very simple techniques.

Element 2: Drawing Objects and Icons
18:13

You will learn how in simple ways you can draw people, people in action and different postures. You will also learn how to draw different professions and how to draw teams and groups of people.

Element 3: Drawing People , Postures, Professions and Group of people
21:37

You will learn how to visualize processes in different scenarios

Element 4: Drawing Processes
04:56

Visual Storyboard requires drawing in metaphors and it starts with thinking in Metaphors. Practice how to think in metaphors so that you can emotions to your icons.

Element 5: Thinking in Metaphors
03:11

After you have learnt to draw people, in this lesson you will learn how to draw different forms of speech to visualize different scenarios when people are interacting with each other.

Element 6: Drawing Speech
03:17

Texts also convey emotions. You will learn to draw some easy skills to write when you are using flip over sheet. You will also get to practice some easy font types.

Element 7: Drawing Text
03:14

You will learn the basic concepts which you need to keep in mind while coloring your storyboards.

Element 8: Using colors
01:48

You will learn how to draw headers and effects when visualizing. This increases focus and attention of the viewers.

Element 9: Drawing headers and using effects
05:29

Readability can not be compromised when drawing a storyboard. There are some visual rules which need to be followed to maintain hierarchy in your storyboard. In this lesson you will learn techniques of maintaining visual hierarchy.

ELement 10: Visual Hierarchy
04:12
+ Revision of visual mastery
1 lecture 03:20

Lets revise what we have learnt till now. What, Why, How of visual drawings and 10 elements of storyboarding

Revision of What, Why, How and 10 elements of storyboarding
03:20
+ Drawing Storyboards
9 lectures 27:09

What are storyboards and how to do they look like

Introduction to Storyboarding
01:57

When you have a blank sheet of paper infront of you, it is not easy to think what to draw. In this lesson you will learn the 5 STEP formula to ideate any storyboard in your mind.

Storyboarding formula GDTCM
01:20

What is the goal for your storyboard. What do you want your storyboard to be like ?

Lesson 1: Goal of Storyboard
01:16

Decide the domain with which your storyboard is associated with.

Lesson 2: Domain of Storyboard
01:13

Understand the Types of Information flow in your storyboard along with examples.

Lesson 3: Type of Storyboard
03:59

Brainstorm on the components of your storyboard topic and note it down.

Lesson 4: Components in storyboard
02:09

Think of the metaphors for the Storyboard topic and Components of the storyboard.

Lesson 5: Metaphors in your storyboard
03:44

Now you know what GDTCM is. Lets understand it using two storyboard examples

Understanding GDTCM with two examples
08:56

This is the last video of the course and this is an exercise. You will be drawing a storyboard on your own. With GDTCM formula. Show me your storyboard on Instagram : CuriousPiyuesh  or Facebook: CuriousPiyuesh or just email me : hello@curiouspiyuesh.com

Final Exercise
02:35