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Upcoming Live Workshops

Drawing for Visual Notes

Zoom | $59 | March 25 | 5:15 pm CST

For many of us, drawing can be intimidating! But drawing is also the magic behind visual notes – visuals better engage our brains and help us remember more information. Learning how to draw basic visuals can take your notes from boring to clarifying, engaging, and memorable.

Our most popular workshops on how to take visual notes

Learn how to take visual notes just like Ink Factory’s artists on-demand! View recordings of our past workshops on your schedule.

The basic course on how to take visual notes: visual note-taking 101

Visual Note-Taking 101

Great for new drawers who want to go all-in on learning visual note-taking.

 

Lettering - How to take visual notes

Lettering & Handwriting for Live Visual Notes

Learn the basics of fast & neat handwriting, hand lettering.

 

How to take visual notes for goals

Visualize Your 2021 Goals

A guided journey for non-drawers to create their first visual strategy map.

How to Take Visual Notes For Organizations

Host a Custom Workshop

We'll work with your organization to design a 1, 3, or full-day workshop in-person or online that is tailored to your team's needs. Improve how you communicate at work, spark inspiration and ideation and learn to think through problems visually.

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Participants holding up their collaborative drawings while learning how to take visual notes

What people are saying about our workshops

Fun workshops on how to take visual notes

Learn the visual language

“I liked the simple drawing techniques because it was fast, easy to implement, and helped me realize the importance of visual vocabulary and how we can all visually communicate.”

Visual Notes for Brainstorming Participant

visual language

Have fun while you learn

Really appreciated that and could feel that you were having fun with us. Made it probably one of the most engaging virtual workshops I've participated in.

Visual note-taking 101 participant

Fun workshops

For all skill levels

“I don't have time to get deeply into visual note-taking, so it was great to be able to get a bite-sized piece that I could start playing with right now.”

Drawing for visual notes participant

 

 

"This was my favorite workshop EVER. Everything was great and you guys were able to keep my attention all day. That never happens."

Visual Note-Taking 101 Participant

Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of workshops do you offer?

Our custom workshops are based on your desired time frame. We can do a super quick one-hour overview, a partial day, full-day, or multiple days. Longer workshops include deeper dives into exercises and one-on-one feedback. We also offer public workshops that you can sign up for throughout the year.

Where are the workshops located?

We can host the workshop virtually over Zoom, in our inspirational Chicago studio (with wall-to-wall whiteboards!), travel to you, or work with you to find the perfect venue.

What’s included in the workshop?

Our workshops all include an instructor who is an expert in the field of visual note-taking. The instructor will cover the fundamentals of visual note-taking through hands-on exercises and give feedback to participants on their work as they layer on new skills. We also offer an Ink Factory sketchbook as an optional add-on for each participant to take home after the workshop.

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