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Sketch Notes: Small scale graphic recordings provide audience engagement after the event!

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Sketch Notes: Small scale graphic recordings provide audience engagement after the event!

Audience engagement is important during your presentation. But if you don’t have the proper set-up for a graphic recorder – Sketch Notes may be the solution for you! I’ll come to your event and sketch your presentation from a seat in the audience Following your event, I’ll combine the images, add color and deliver digital assets that can be distributed to your audience, once again reinforcing your message. Your message lives on in words and pictures. Questions? Contact me. Use pictures to help tell the story of your...

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Project your organization’s inclusiveness…with a drawing!

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Project your organization’s inclusiveness…with a drawing!

Designing an inclusive illustration brand I love that illustrations have become such a key part of the tech branding landscape. But here’s an observation: tech illustrations often feature the same sets of things: young, white people (usually men), surrounded by gadgets, with a cup of coffee, in a beautiful tech world. For consumer-oriented products, this creates an incredibly limiting and exclusive brand image, unless you are solely targeting city-dwelling, coastal tech millennials.” Alice Lee From We Draw Ideas founder Barb...

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The importance of Representing Diversity in Visual Communications

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The importance of Representing Diversity in Visual Communications

Diversity is present in every part of life, whether it be the food you eat, the music you listen to or the idols you look up to. “At Getty Images, we recognise our responsibility, and the great opportunity we have, to help drive change in promoting a more diverse, inclusive and representative visual language. I am proud to say this is a key focus for our editorial and creative teams and that we have searched out and are working with content creators who put this issue at the heart of everything they do.” Andrew Saunders Senior...

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Graphic Recording: Economic Development

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Graphic Recording: Economic Development

  Engaging, inclusive, diverse drawings for graphic recording projects. Smart Growth Sturgeon Bay • November 2014 In November of 2014, Charolette Baierl and Caitlin Oleson sat down for a conversation about economic development in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Their plan involves evaluation of physical and human resources, creation of an economy that offers young people a great place to thrive and offering entrepreneurs of all ages the tools they need to succeed in a small town. We Draw Ideas founder Barb Luhring illustrated their conversation....

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Digital & Analog Illustration: PowerPoint

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Digital & Analog Illustration: PowerPoint

Identify and then tell the story When we give a presentation, we are doing it to tell a story that has one or two goals…A presentation should not just be a data dump. If our goal is just to provide data, then we would be better off cancelling the presentation and just sending out the data. The presenter is providing a perspective that the data cannot provide, by itself.” Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA    Barb Luhring creates memorable PowerPoint Slide Decks that can help you tell your story. Let her create...

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Logos, Ads & Package Design

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Logos, Ads & Package Design

 “Working with Barb is an absolute delight. When you share a thought or an idea she is always enthusiastic and willing to brainstorm to help bring your vision to life. She is timely, creative, and without a doubt an outside-of-the-box thinker. You will absolutely enjoy your experience working with Barb. “ Ashley Rothmann, Precision Paper Converters Download PDF Samples of Barb’s work Illustration Samples Package Designs Logo Designs We Draw Ideas provides engaging, inclusive, diverse, creative rich media content for package design,...

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Diverse Illustration of Community Event

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Diverse Illustration of Community Event

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter Simply interacting with individuals who are different forces group members to prepare better, to anticipate alternative viewpoints and to expect that reaching consensus will take effort. From Scientific American by Katherine W. Phillips Barb Luhring draws diversity. In early December 2016, organizers held a NOH8 Event in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The event was held to raise awareness of the importance of extending kindness and inclusion to all our neighbors. In honor of that effort, I created a 4 ft. x 3 ft....

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Graphic Recording: Brainstorming

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Graphic Recording: Brainstorming

The Importance of Brainstorming Just as idea generation through brainstorming is important, so is the implementation of that idea. It is the ultimate goal for the creative process to come into fruition. Hub Pages Barb Luhring’s Graphic Recording will help you bring your ideas to fruition! On January 4, 2016, Barb Luhring created a graphic recording for the roll-out meeting of Great Lakes Research Institute (Now the Lake Michigan Research Institute) My client, Great Lakes Research Institute (Now the Lake Michigan Research Institute), is...

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Explaining Technology with Cartoons

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Explaining Technology with Cartoons

From: Teaching Ideas Gallery There are a number of benefits to using cartoons in teaching because they can: motivate students to engage with the lesson’s teaching point, arouse interest in a particular idea or topic grab and maintain attention. Barb Luhring is an excellent cartoonist! Her work can help you explain difficult concepts AND technology. Explanation of 3W Media Hosting Plans for 2017 How many times have you tried explaining technology to your audience or for your client? A picture is worth a thousand words and that’s exactly...

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Graphic Recording: Program Rollout

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Graphic Recording: Program Rollout

Graphic Recording Creates a Visual Summary “Graphic recording creates a compelling visual summary in real-time — it almost has to be seen to be believed. Let’s just say that innovative companies like NASA, Google, Disney and many, many more use graphic recording on a regular basis as part of group processes.” Kelly Kingman, Kingman Ink Door Community Auditorium: Passport Program for Door County Barb Luhring provides engaging, inclusive, diverse, creative rich media content for her advertising and graphic recording clients....

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