The Power of Visual Narrative

As technologists, we spend a great deal of time trying to become better communicators. One secret to great communication is... to actually say less. And draw more!

I've been using sketchnotes, comics, and abstractly-technical doodles for the last few years to teach myself and others about technical concepts. Lo-fi sketches and lightweight storytelling devices can create unlikely audiences for any technical subject matter. I'll break down how my brain translates complex concepts into approachable art, and how anyone can start to do the same, regardless of previous artistic experience.