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Master the basics of Graphic Recording with smart, talented people like you... from ​all around the world.

The Course: 6 Simple Steps to Becoming a Rockstar Scribe at School or Work

Learning Objective: To transform ideas into compelling sketches & diagrams that help people understand complex issues and decide what to do next.

In the video below, instructor Peter Durand addresses some common questions:

  1. What is the origin of the Rockstar Scribe course? 
  2. Who takes the course? 
  3. Where are they from? 
  4. How do people benefit from becoming a Rockstar Scribe? 
  5. What is the difference between doodling and visual facilitation? 
  6. Do I have to be an artist? 
  7. How do I get what I need from the course?

“I really like the learning environment that Alphachimp has provided in our own online classroom. It is really wonderful, seeing all of the posts and activity.”
ESTHER BUCHMANN // NORWAY
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This self-led course is for you if:

  • You like to have fun and be active
  • You enjoy sharing ideas with and supporting others
  • You have a passion for learning these skills
  • You can't take it anymore... You must become a Rockstar Scribe!

This self-led course is NOT for you if:

  • You want to learn passively, through osmosis, without lifting a finger
  • You do not like to learn with others
  • You would rather live a life filled with PowerPoint slides covered with bullet-point lists
“I was really looking for a way
​to engage my clients emotionally.”
Ann Leach // Grief Coach // ​chartyourcoursegraphics.com
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Ann’s practice is titled “Chart Your Course Graphics.” She is a life coach with a specialty in grief coaching for individuals and families who have suffered a traumatic loss. She uses her graphic facilitation skills to aid clients in creating maps of their history with their loved one, and in charting their future.

Peter Durand: Lifelong Graphics Guy

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As a designer and facilitator, Peter Durand uses visual learning in collaborative strategy and design situations to accelerate change.  In 1998, he founded Alphachimp as a visual learning company and has scribed for noted speakers and world leaders. 

​Since 2004, he has served as the House Artist at PopTech and creates a number of on-site paintings live during each presentation at the annual PopTech conference in Maine. His mission is to put graphic facilitation skills into the hands of “people who help people.”

EDUCATION: BFA in Visual Communications from Washington University in St. Louis and a MFA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland. 

The 6 Critical Lessons for Making Ideas Visual

Lesson One: Deep Listening
Your Visual Introduction
The History of Scribing
Beginner’s Mind
Power of Visuals & Play

Lesson Two: Elements of Scribing
Basic Shapes
Adding Dimensions
Directional Devices
Free Spin Exercise

Lesson Three: Sketchnotes
Sketchnotes from A Podcast
Making Images
Figures in Action
Typography

Lesson Four: Mapping Frameworks
Buzzwords
Your 5-Year Vision
Mapping
Metaphors & Models

Lesson Five: Your Personal Toolkit
Writing Tools
Surfaces
Gear
Scribing a Lecture

Lesson Six: Digital Documentation
Capture Photos
Clean Images
Share Online
Resources

BONUS: Neuroscience of Scribing
An introduction to why graphic recording and facilitation are important to lowering anxiety and driving a process of innovation.

CLASSROOM FORMAT
There is no set schedule to view or complete any of the assignments. This is built for your personal development. Work at your own pace. Each module builds upon the previous section and is supported by videos, references, suggested reading, and PDF documents.

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Rockstar Scribe Course Options

Rockstar Scribe
​Business Model Package
$597

  • Six (6) fun, informative video lessons with demonstrations and animations to inform and inspire
  • Eight (8) creative exercises to put your skills into practice and share with others
  • Loads of bonuses, examples, extras, and resources for graphic recording and facilitation
  • Access to our private Facebook Group for maximum interaction and feedback from instructors and peers*
  • A 15-minute orientation call to help you get the most out of this course
  • BONUS: Access to the full online course Business Model Studios with Patrick van der Pijl, producer of the best selling book, Business Model Canvas ($199 value)

Purchase

A $1147 value!

Rockstar Scribe
Basic Online Course
$497

  • Six (6) fun, informative video lessons with demonstrations and animations to inform and inspire
  • Eight (8) creative exercises to put your skills into practice and share with others
  • Loads of bonuses, examples, extras, and resources for graphic recording and facilitation
  • Access to our private Facebook Group for maximum interaction and feedback from instructors and peers*
  • A 15-minute orientation call to help you get the most out of this course​

Purchase

Over $744 value!
* One of the most useful experiences in this course is learning from others. Hundreds of creative people like you are part of our community. They live, work, and study in North America, Europe, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

** Tuition is fully refundable within 30 days of purchase. No questions, no hassle.