Ania Staskiewicz on becoming a full time sketchnoter - SE09 / EP04


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In this episode hear from Ania Staskiewicz, a sketchnoter, graphic recorder, and visual thinking teacher in Poland. Learn how she made the leap from manager in a government office to full-time visual practitioner, fulfilling her childhood passion of drawing brought a huge energy boost that keeps her going.


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  • Intro: Who is Ania?
  • Ania’s origin story: from government work to visual work
  • The enjoyment Ania gets from challenging topics to capture visually
  • Ania’s online workshops
  • On becoming a full-time graphic recorder and sketchnoting
  • The benefits of learning what you love before you go full-time
  • Tools
  • Tips
  • Outro


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  1. Draw regularly for 10-15 minutes every day
  2. Find sketchnotes you admire, extract ideas and practice them
  3. Don’t limit yourself - challenge yourself with tools and papers



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