This week in #nudenotes: 17 Dec 2018

Kick-starting this week’s retrospective, here are some inspirational Sketch Quotes, to help you to push past that Monday feeling.

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Pigs in Blankets from Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Cookbook

Another festive entry into the #sketchnotecookbook, everyone's favourite: Christmas lunch side dish 'Pigs In Blankets'.

Inspired again by Jamie Oliver Christmas Cookbook, which is chock-full of oh-so-decadent food porn.

Last Christmas, I made number 6: black pudding and sage.

They were simply amazing, I could have eaten a whole plate of them.

But which ones do I make this Christmas?

We’ll just have to wait and see…


'8 Tips Improve Your Listening Skills’ inspired by an Pinterest post

Listening is a massively under-rated skill in the business of design.

Everyone has the best intentions, but actively listening and being present in the conversation is a tricky skill to master.

These 8 tips should act as guide to point us all in the right direction.

Remember: 'Listen to understand, not to just reply'.


Our Favourite Festive Recipes inspired Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Cookbook

Here is a festive Friday feast of entries into the #sketchnotecookbook, inspired by a host of Jamie Oliver recipes from his amazing Christmas Cookbook.

Check out the full blog here.

All these dishes are tried and tasted by @geekydactyl and I, so you know it’s good.

We’ll show you the results of our Christmas feast soon, so get your food envy faces ready.


As an added bonus, here is my first year in #nudenote breakdown:

On Instagram, I have posted over 160 images and gained over 300 followers since starting my #nudenotes journey.

Converted 4 1/2 books into #nudenotes.

1 Youtube video interview with David Brier, which hit 10k views!

Written 1 article: Why #nudenotes are so awesome! for The Logo Creative

Received praise and a story from two design gurus and legends: Chris Do and Matthew Encina from The Futur

… and co-founded this amazing creative community.

Looking forward to 2019 with high hopes, ambitious plans and a fierce can-do attitude. Bring it on!

Here are my top nine Instagram posts of 2018:

That was this week in nudenotes - the last one for 2018.

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Until next year… In case I don’t see you, Merry Christmas ya filthy animals, and a happy new year!