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Visual Notes

Visual Notes is one of the terms used for notes that are more visual than normal notes. They are also known as graphic recording, graphic harvesting, sketch notes and are also used with visual facilitation (visual meeting). It's a visual translation of information. It is what your brain likes best if you want to make a better connection with the information provided!

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Visual Meetings

Visual meetings are meetings where visual aids are used. If you decide to have a meeting with a group of people to (co-) create, brainstorm, or just throw ideas around make it a Visual Meeting. This is also very easy to do. Step out of your normal use of sentences on flip charts and start using models, maps and other visual aids. Create highly interactive meetings by using visuals made by participants themselves.

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Visual Academy

Yes you can draw. You have been doing it for years and years. You started when you were very young! You just stopped believing you can draw. In the academy section we offer a one day training and other educational products. So you can get acquainted again, with your own style. Ugly or neat, precise or radical, beautiful or bold! Whatever your style is .... You've got what it takes!

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Examples

Here are some examples of our work. Although we can not show a lot of our work due to the strategic business information that is used in the drawing.

Civic Participation

Visual Note – Civic Participation

Students, tutors and civil servants from the municipality of Maastricht discussing the project “Civic Participation”. Inspiration and guidance provided by Tammy Zinsmeister and Peter Cuijpers form Conscio.  

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Visual Meeting – A LAB Amsterdam Gamestorm

An interactive meeting with creative entrepreneurs working in the A Lab building Amsterdam on the shore of the IJ. Together with Boukje Cnossen we were responsible for the program.

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Visual Academy – Back to the drawing board

Yes you can draw. You have been doing it for years and years. You started when you were very young! And you liked it. Now you don't like it anymore. You stopped believing you can draw. Because someone told you "it's not beautiful" or you started saying "I can not draw" when you pick up a pencil and draw something to convey a message to somebody else.

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Blog

Drawing provides evidence on cutting van Gogh’s Ear

Drawing provides evidence on cutting van Gogh’s Ear

Vincent van Gogh is remembered for his beautiful paintings. Having his own unique style of painting leaves millions of people coming to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. But it wasn’t all ‘Sunflowers and Sunshine‘ for Vincent. During several periods in his live he was tormented by mental illnesses. During one of these periods […]

Workshop Visual Notes – Back to the drawing board

Workshop Visual Notes – Back to the drawing board

Vrijdag 20 mei Workshop Visual Notes – Back to the drawing board Twee bedrijven die samen gekozen hebben om de werknemers weer te leren visualiseren: Alliancys en Kisuma Chemicals. Zij kozen voor een workshop onder leiding van Wytze Veenstra van Visual Notes. Door middel van heel veel (bijna iets teveel) tekenen hebben zij een mooie stap […]

Charlie Hebdo Parijs

Charlie Hebdo Parijs

Today a year ago Charlie Hebdo’s office was attacked. Killing 12 people in Paris, Europe. 

Chris Ware animates the cover of The New Yorker

Chris Ware animates the cover of The New Yorker

Chris Ware an American cartoonist and illustrator, mostly know for his graphic novels Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth (2000) and Building Stories (2012) was asked to make the cover of this edition of magazine The New Yorker. Here’s what he said: Cover Story: Moving Images “The New Yorker is arguably the primary venue for complex contemporary fiction around, so I often […]

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Testimonials

Tammy Zinsmeister

Tammy Zinsmeister

"Prior to our meeting with the students and tutors of UCM and the Municipality managers, we met Wytze (for the first time) in a cafe on the terrace in Maastricht and we felt an instant connection. The afternoon work session with each other was one big flow and it was as if we had collaborated for many years. Wytze is instantly likable and very easy to work with. He can capture and visualize very complex, dynamic conversations in an effective way. At the same time, he adds a deeper layer to the visualization that we can only call the "Wytze-touch." Our experience was of the highest quality and we hope to work together again in the near future." Service Category: Graphic Recording Year first hired: 2014 Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity

Margriet van der Zouw

Margriet van der Zouw

Fantastisch, hij krijgt een mooi plekje hier. Nogmaals hartelijk dank. Elke keer ontdekken we weer een leuk stukje waar we hartelijk om moeten lachen. Je hebt vooral onze bazen erg mooi neergezet :) Kind regards, Margriet van der Zouw, Green Entrepreneurship, Hivos

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Visual Notes Overhoeksplein 2 1031 KS Amsterdam Mail: info@visual-notes.nl Tel: +31 6 14 15 59 03