Have you had enough of death by powerpoint?
Grab your markers to join illustrator and graphic recorder Melanie Ida Chopko for a game changing, jump-in-the-deep-end-of-the-pool intro to the world of visual thinking and graphic recording. You’ll leave with skills to support your organization in visioning, strategizing and visual notetaking. No experience in drawing needed: We’ll cover the basics of creating people, places and things. Yes, you too can draw!
The class is designed to cover the following:
- Why pictures? Why now?
- Listening Skills: Learning to distill and record ”The Point”
- Drawing 101: Communicating complex ideas with simple pictures
- A wealth of web and written resources to set you on your way
About Melanie Ida Chopko
Melanie Ida Chopko has been working in the field of systems change and strategic dialogue since 2005, translating complex ideas into simple images to create extra-ordinary results.
Her work as a graphic recorder has been used to support conversations on organizational and business strategy, visioning, sales, clean energy, urban farming, alternative education, and women’s leadership, including clients like Google, Bioneers, Margaret Wheatley, Camp Tawonga, and Advancing Women Professionals.
A graduate of Eugene Lang College, The New School, Melanie holds an interdisciplinary degree in cultural studies, systems thinking and visual art. She studies American and Brazilian music, and is fascinated by Chinese medicine. Can I check your tongue?
Refund Policy: If you cannot attend, please email us at least 1 day before the scheduled class. No refunds will be given if we have less than 24 hour notice.
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