The history and field of visual process work

Graphic recording, visual facilitation, sketchnoting, scribing, mind-mapping, and generative scribing are all names for the work that pairs words and images to facilitate groups. Want to learn more about it’s history? Here are four articles by leaders in the field: Kelvy Bird, David Sibbet, Christina Merkely and Susan Kelly.

Mathias Weitbrecht and David Sibbet developed the following map, (with input from many conference participants at the EuViz conference in 2018) in an effort to visualize the entire network of visual practice.

Mathias Weitbrecht and David Sibbet developed the following map, (with input from many conference participants at the EuViz conference in 2018) in an effort to visualize the entire network of visual practice.

Susan Kelly’s image of the visual universe from 2015.

Susan Kelly’s image of the visual universe from 2015.

Read the  article  and see Christina Merkely’s visuals depicting the history and evolution of graphic facilitation.

Read the article and see Christina Merkely’s visuals depicting the history and evolution of graphic facilitation.

Amy Sparks

With over a decade of working with boards, committees and community members in small nonprofits, a brief stint as an illustrator, and training in counseling, coaching and visual processes, Amy jumped into the world of graphic recording and visual coaching.