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I am an INTERPRETER

By webadmin | November 13, 2019 | 0
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As I was (trying) to fall asleep the other night a wave a realization flooded over me. I have been, and always have been, an interpreter, a translator and someone who helps people communicate. Ok, let me step back for a minute. As an Early Childhood Educator and Family Support …

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My Story: IFVP Conference 2019

By webadmin | October 28, 2019 | 1
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In 2015 I went to my first IFVP Conference in Austin, Texas. What does IFVP stand for you ask? Great question. IFVP – International Forum for Visual Practitioners. Anyone who like to help people visual their ideas whether it be through consulting, facilitating, graphic recording, meetings, etc. can consider themselves …

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What I learned hiring my first intern

By webadmin | October 10, 2019 | 0
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This past summer I had the beautiful opportunity to hire my first employee. Through the amazing support with Venture for Canada I hired Ada, my first official payroll fancy-pants intern. The awesome thing about having a unique business like mine is that you can kinda just make stuff up so …

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Tips on Using Visuals Post Event

By webadmin | July 30, 2019 | 0
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How to use your graphic recording visual charts for maximum impact. There’s immense value and experiencing the unfolding of graphic recordings created in real-time. One of the big reasons why I decided to dedicate the last 5 years of my life to this work in particular is the amazing power …

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What’s your Mind’s Eye

By webadmin | April 10, 2019 | 0
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So, my business name is Mind’s Eye Creative. There have been a few times in my life where I had to name things. My kids, pets and business. If you’ve ever had to ‘name’ something you know how tricky that can be. You want it to be a name that’s …

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The Hardest Letter of the Them?

By webadmin | March 27, 2019 | 0
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Did you guess it? If you said the letter ‘s’ you are right. There is a bit of debate on which letter is THE most difficult to draw, but my vote is with the letter ‘s’. It is unrelated to any other letter form. It doesn’t have a straight line, …

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Why I Need Air in Meetings

By webadmin | March 13, 2019 | 0
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Space. I must say to my children often, “please give me some space” because now my 5 year old is saying it. When she said, I say, “of course!” because I know how I need space. I’m not an overly touch-feely person so I just keep a little bit of …

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Graphic Recording vs. Graphic Facilitation

By webadmin | February 27, 2019 | 0
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People wonder what to call me. Are you an… Artist? Graphic designer? Illustrator? Graphic recorder? Facilitator? Drawer? Visual writer? Visual Practitioner? Sketchnoter? Sketch artist? Visual Note Taker? The list goes on. My definitions and preferences: Graphic Recorder – when I’m drawing large scale, in real time. This is where I …

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Why Pen and Paper

By webadmin | February 13, 2019 | 0
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When we physically write we are incorporating our body into our work.  Our brains learn and retain best when we are physically moving. When we hear new information, our brain wants us to take action on that information somehow with our body. Writing out that information (even better, adding drawing …

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