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Sketching across the process

CartoonistSketching is a muscle that gets stronger the more you use it. And just like any skill, it’s highly personal and individual. Getting good at a few basic shapes and items can go a long way to helping you express your ideas quickly to others…and yourself! Remember, if you don’t write your ideas down, it’s like it never happened!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take a look at this video from Luxr, about rapid sketching…and clothespin man!

 

Also note: Dan Roam is a great source for these skills. Buy his book! And see for yourself (here) how simple pictures can tell a great story.

Measuring Well-Being

I just saw this bubble up on twitter! If you want to know more about how to dig into more intangible emotions and human physiological states, take a read through Measuring Well-being. It’s a free PDF download and has some helpful tricks and guideposts.

according to their site, the handbook provides:

  • Tools for thinking about well-being and its measurement. These will help to ensure that when you measure people’s well-being, you do so from an informed position. Part I of this handbook is Understanding Well-being.
  • Part II describes our recommended practical tools for measuring well-being: this will help you to get measuring!