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Bring your next event to life with Live Illustration

We create live illustrations to make complex ideas simple and easy to understand.

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Bring your next event to life with Live Illustration

We create live illustrations to make complex ideas simple and easy to understand.

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Live Graphic Recording

Give events, conferences, and presentations a WOW factor with beautiful, dynamic graphic interpretations of your speakers’ messages.

Also known as live illustration, scribing, or visual communication, graphic recording keeps spoken material alive more effectively.

Graphic recording is an impactful way to increase team participation and ensure that all voices are heard. Your team ends up with a living document that provides accountability as you move forward

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Learn the power of sketchnoting

Have you ever struggled with retaining information after a class? Can't remember that key insight from that keynote presentation you just watched? Have a hard time paying attention to the lecture? Sketchnoting pairs simple drawings and words to create impactful visual depictions of what you just listened to. Perfect for people who want to revolutionize their notetaking skills for greater learning while having fun.

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See some of our work

SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit

Graphic recording or live illustration from the Sans virtual event

Chicago Food Justice Summit

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Life Hikes Summit

A graphic recording titled FireSide Chat with Adam Grant for the Life Hikes event. In shades of red, orange and yellow by Minds Eye Creative

Draw your first sketchnote

Do you think visually but struggle with traditional, boring note taking? Sketchnoting is a powerful skill to take meaningful notes and have fun at the same time!  This 15 minute workshop will walk you through some tips on sketchnoting while drawing our your first sketchnote. Don't know how to draw? Even better! You don't have to be an 'artist' to draw your notes!

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A photo of a hand drawing a graphic recording on a screen. Drawn in shades of purple.

Sketchnote All the Things

Learn to make notetaking fun and memorable! Sketchnote All the Things contains ten powerful modules that teach YOU the fundamentals of visual notetaking.

Packed with videos, guides, workbooks, and cheat sheets, Sketchnote All the Things shares our proven method for taking notes with pizzazz!

Hi, I'm Ashton

Founded in 2014 by Ashton Rodeniser, Mind’s Eye Creative has used sketchnoting and live illustration to capture over 2200 speakers at over 250 virtual and in-person sessions. We’re passionate about visually interpreting information to create fun and accessible graphics.

Ashton’s superpower is listening to new information and immediately being able to translate it into a visual language that’s easy to understand and keeps spoken material alive longer. Her visual vocabulary is second to none and can easily translate even the most complex ideas. Her team is dedicated to supporting people who care about learning and accessibility of information.

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What Clients Are Saying...

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Sheanika Crawford - Verizon

"Ashton is the SUPERWOMAN of graphic recording artists! We have been hiring her for years for our internal conference series, and she shows up strong every single time. It doesn't matter how many speakers are on the program, she has the ability to so artfully capture technical talks. She consistently delivers with speed, accuracy, and creative detail -and to add to that, she is just super sweet and pleasant to work with."

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Mat Xavier - MacDevOpsYVR

"Ashton is a force of awesome energy. Her graphic recording is phenomenal and adds a deeper level of understanding to everyone watching the conference talks. Watching her work is spell binding and extremely captivating. Working with Ashton on the conference is always a beautiful experience. She is a joyful and amazing being and I want to thank her for our success. MDO YVR is all the better for her participation in it. Hire her. You won’t regret it."

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Sally Clelford - Face 2 Face Events Management

"Amazing work! I highly recommend Ashton Rodenhiser as a graphic illustrator for your next event. Ashton has an incredibly thoughtful and creative approach to her work that brings words to life. Can’t wait to work together again!"