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Processing the process of drawing together — Asian Undergraduate Summit 2018

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Recently I was back at my alma mater to capture conversations on creating inclusive spaces. It was the Asian Undergraduate Summit 2018. Over one hundred undergraduates from nine different universities across Asia had come together to create inclusive spaces for conversation.

It got me thinking about how I was drawing together the conversations.

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Making the most of your graphic recordings: Three Tips

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Serendipity. Recently, I spotted one of our largest murals remixed by the Client to fit onto one canteen wall. Of course, I had to take a photograph and share that! 🙂

Although the original (measuring 18m x 2m) had to be dismantled at the end of the two-day event where it was created, it was heartening to see that the conversations continued.

What are some ways you as the Client can make the most out of your graphic recordings? And what would you, as a Visual Practitioner, need to do to enable that?

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[VizBiz] How do you sniff out pro bono projects worth taking as a graphic recorder?

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“Exposure” is a dirty word in the gig economy. There are clients (some genuinely naive) who believe exposure to be current currency. And, there are aspiring graphic recorders who buy into the myth that “exposure” will create an endless stream of paid work possibly originating from said clients who requested that you work for free. Complicating matters, some clients will lead you on to create proposals and do the(ir) necessary research before springing their counter-proposal for pro bono, when you have become invested in their project already. But among the chaff, sometimes there is wheat — pro bono work that feeds and nourishes you.

How do you sniff out pro bono projects worth you taking on as a graphic recorder or facilitator?

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New resource! Visual hierarchy visualised from our Pictures People Play playdeck by Kailin Huang

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What kind of pictures do people play? What makes a big picture effective? What, in the way ideas are seen, would help make your big ideas seen? Enjoy this slideshare, that visualises the concept of visual hierarchy. Excerpted from the upcoming Pictures People Play visual facilitation playdeck developed by #picturepeopleplan founder, Kailin Huang. Read More

Fee, Free, or Flee? Three tips to contracting with a client

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This surely ranks as one of the top FAQs for new (and even some seasoned) visual practitioners. Should I work for a FEE (what would be right?), for FREE, or just FLEE from the job that’s offered to me? Here, we share three perspectives on what’s worked for us. Clients, this article is just as well for you if you’re wondering what you’re paying for, and what you are getting.

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