Live-cartoons en Sketchnotes are visual minutes, made during a meeting or session that provide a lot of added value. The idea of visual annotation is that the use imagery addresses parts of the brain that are not activated when using just text or speech. Our cartoonists often work on special PostIt™ blocks. After completion of the cartoons, these self-adhesive sheets can be stuck to walls or windows for a complete overview.
The interaction between the participants in a brainstorm often leads to creative solutions. Moreover, participants feel involved in a new approach or optimal solution. During a brainstorming session our cartoonist notes all ideas in a concise, visual way. This rich collection of visual notes can be rearranged and discussed afterwards.
visual elevator pitch
The Visual Elevator Pitch is a regularly recurring component in sessions. During a pitch or presentation our cartoonist illustrates the most striking points on a whiteboard that is located directly behind the speaker. A substantive summary unfolding live, and literally surrounding the speaker. And even if the elevator hesitates for a moment, we ensure a smooth summary. Afterwards a quick photo of the presenter in front of the whiteboard provides a revealing recap of the presentation.
In collaboration with Capgemini ASE, our cartoonists provide in-house training in Business Drawing. This business minutes training is a group workshop in which the basis of visual minutes during sessions, pitches and other meetings is explained. The aim is to increase individual text and image skills in order to accelerate and clarify consultation and design processes. Click here for more information.
Drawing on flipcharts is also an excellent option. Sometimes blocks are available with a pre-printed logo or event theme, that can be used by our cartoonist. With this technique it is also possible to stick the cartoons to the wall afterwards, so participants can stroll by and take another look, while enjoying their drink.
Comic House supplies portraits and caricatures to a wide selection of national newspapers. An expertise that can also be successfully applied during events, fairs and company parties. It instantly creates an informal, relaxed atmosphere. Employees, clients and guests will take away a unique present.
Using a camera or a digital tablet, it is possible to project the work of our cartoonist on a large screen. For instance during a break, showing cartoons that were made on the previous segment. Or even showing the cartoons live, as they are being drawn. Especially with a larger audience this proves to be an excellent way to keep the attention of the participants focused and achieve greater involvement.
It is precisely the combination of words and images that is most powerful. This combination adds a lot of value to intensive meetings such as brainstorming sessions or mapping new challenges. SketchNoting on whiteboard is another, widely used solution. If a large whiteboard is present at the location, our cartoonist is able to depict the session in one large, continuous drawing.
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