Black History Month is a time for celebration, remembrance, and reflection. It’s a time to recognize the joyous and inspiring impact African Americans have had on the United States—as well as the struggles.
How to get better at including diversity and inclusivity in your visual storytelling
For many organizations, diversity and inclusion is now a major priority. This manifests across the spectrum of business—in hiring practices, company culture, and more; and across the spectrum of race, gender, age, sexuality, body type, ability, and every other characteristic that makes us each unique.
Use color value to improve your illustrations
Learning value is the first and arguably the most important step in learning how to use color. Here’s a quick trick to improve your use of color in illustrations.
How to confront racism within your circle
Hard times aren’t helped by empty gestures, so we’re offering some clear and direct tips to help non-Black people confront and discuss racism and what’s been going on.
The joy of quarantine baking
Perhaps you’ve noticed that everyone on your social media has started baking bread from scratch. There’s a really good—and simple—reason for this: deliciousness.
Working remotely, leading from afar
Remote work is not easy. But after 20 years of it, I have a few pointers for the folks who are new to this space.
Execution is where good strategies go to die
Why? There’s usually a gap between strategy (the thinking) and execution (the doing). Leaders need an Activation Plan to get results.
Practice makes perfect
The visual capture we do in graphic recording is a distinct skill from traditional illustration, and very different from what we learned in school.
Verbal to visual: Podcast sketching
Since the beginning of the year, we’ve been creating a regular series of sketches to support Rhetoriq, a podcast about technology and innovation. Here’s how we do it.
Introducing “charm” into visual storytelling
When I was in college, I was tasked with drawing a dog as part of an assignment. Every day, I would bring a slightly different dog drawing to class—and every day, my professor would frown at my work and tell me I needed to redo it.
The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #177 (hello Christina!)
Today you get 10 cool links and an introduction Christina Wang, one of our summer interns!
The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #174 (say hi to Maddy!)
Hello everyone! Tremendousness intern Maddy Mueller here. I’m an illustrator and recent college graduate, and I’m taking over this week to post a (non-exhaustive) collection of my recent inspirations.