Benjamin Felis: graffiti artist and punk rocker turned visualizer - SE09 / EP07

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In this episode, hear from Benjamin Felis, a former graffiti artist and punk rocker turned graphic recorder, facilitator, sketchnoter and visual teacher.

Hear how Ben’s early life as a graffiti artist led him into visual thinking and working large canvases, and how his time as a punk rocker helps him go for it every single day.

This is a discussion you’re just going to love!

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RUNNING ORDER

  • Intro: Who is Ben?
  • Ben’s origin story: from graffiti artist and punk rocker to graphic recorder and teacher
  • Ben’s focus on student confidence
  • Watch one, do one, teach one
  • Ben’s listening training as an adventure trainer
  • The key: a playful, fun, learning atmosphere
  • What is Ben excited about?
  • Ben’s Neuland GraphicWally experience
  • Analog in a digital world
  • Embracing constraints and pressure
  • Tools
  • Tips
  • Outro

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TOOLS

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TIPS

  1. Relax! Who are you doing this work for?
  2. Organize your canvas in advance so you can focus in the moment
  3. When overwhelmed: set constraints and listen for later relevance

CREDITS

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