All posts in “rich pictures”

It is not about drawing a pretty picture or the quality of artistic achievement. Graphic recording is about supporting group thinking and making thoughts visible.

Meeting Magic #

We understand what we are looking at most easily by comparing it to what we are most familiar with.

Cognitive Theory #

Perception is not just the result of visual stimuli, but involves a series of mental processes in which we compare what we see to our catalog of memories and perceptions and use those to interpret and analyze.

Cognitive Theory #

In the process of trying to identify things we are looking at, our brains will close incomplete shapes and patterns.

Gestalt Theory #

Our eyes are inclined to follow lines and curves. If objects are along paths then we perceive a larger construct and also a sense of movement.

Gestalt Theory #

The more objects resemble each other, the more they will assemble.

Gestalt Theory #

The closer objects are to each other, the more likely they will form a larger whole.

Gestalt Theory #