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#VisualizeIT Workshop 4: "Doodling for Technologists" | Denise Yu

๐Ÿ“ฃ #VisualizeIT: The Series

Welcome to workshop #3 in this event series organized by Microsoft Reactor, Azure Advocates and the Lets Sketch Tech community.

#VisualizeIT: The Series

Read this post๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ to learn more about the series goals and schedule - then join us and add visual storytelling to your tech tool-belt for 2021!

Speaker Cards Artwork: by Kaitlin Gu


๐ŸŽจ "From Tech Docs to Tech Talks"

Workshop #4 happens Jan 9, 2020 at 1pm EST. It is free and online - register here to get the event link and other resources post-event.

Workshop Abstract:

In this 2-hour session, Denise will take participants through a series of different lessons, each focusing on a different skillset for creating engaging, whimsical doodles about technical subject matter. All you need is pen and paper! No previous drawing experience required, and all lessons are 100% kid-friendly!


๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป Speaker: Denise Yu

Denise works as a Senior Software Engineer at GitHub, where she builds tools to facilitate productive, healthy collaboration within open source communities. Her superpower is visualizing every technical concept in terms of cat cartoons: deniseyu.io/art

Agenda:
โ€ข People & Expressions [25m]
โ€ข Letters & Banners [25m]
โ€ข 10m break
โ€ข Anthropomorphism [25m]
โ€ข Lo-fi Metaphors + practice [35m]


๐Ÿ“น Post Event: Recording & Reactions

Missed the talk? Check out the recording here:

Here are a few reactions from attendees!


The LetsSketchTech Community

If you liked this series, follow @letssketchtech on Twitter and right here on dev.to.

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This is continuation of a series of free online virtual event series organized by the Microsoft Reactor team in collaboration with Azure Advocates and the Lets Sketch Tech community.

#VisualizeIT: The Series

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Bhupesh Varshney ๐Ÿ‘พ

twitter.com/letsketchtech seems to be broken?

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Bhupesh Varshney ๐Ÿ‘พ

OMG I saw this at the right time
I have been practicing my doodling skills for a week now so as to start sharing my ideas in a much better way
Followed!! ๐Ÿ”ฅ