“I can’t even draw a stick figure!” is one of the most common things I hear when people see my visual notes. The point of visual notes is to focus more on accurate information than on illustrations. Visual notes are as effective with simple drawings and stick figures as they are with professional drawings.

What is this?


Clearly, this is a house too, but the drawing is more advanced.

Our brains are capable of identifying images whether they are simple or complicated. Your brain might not remember the details, but it knows there was a house pictured.

Remember: the most important thing is to prioritize accurate information above illustration. ...

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