News Archive

01.11.23 | 
Happy World Sketchnote Day! Watch my 3 tips for sketchnoters and revisit my 2018 conversation with Mike Rohde. Read + Listen >>

1.10.23 New Article
There is magic in making your thinking modular. Zettelkasten is one approach. Read more >>


12.26.22 Special Offer
Make 2023 the year you master visual thinking. This limited New Year bundle is the ticket. 

11.08.22 New article
Meet the 24 oh-so-learnable skill sets to master visual thinking. Click to read >>

11.01.22 Registration OPEN
Looking for a big learning boost? Join me January 13 for this one-day visual thinking intensive. Click for details >>

10.27.22 | New Article
5 Reason You Need to Draw People in Your Visual Thinking. The title says it all.  

10.11.22 New Workshop!
If you struggle to add life to your visual thinking, join me November 12 for our Deep Dive Day on faces and figures, Meaningful Mascots.
Details and registration >>

09.01.22 | The Vault
In 2015, I helped a team build a year-long timeline. I redesigned the process in this post >>

08.28.22 | New Article 
Just starting out in Graphic facilitation? I answer the question, "How do I build my graphic facilitation portfolio? Read more >>

08.23.22 | 
One more week to nab Early Bird tickets for ENVISION 2022Register before Aug 31 and Save $100 >>

08.22.22 | New Article 
When should I work for free as a graphic facilitator? Here's my answer >>

8.10.22 Registration now OPEN 
Join me October 7-9 for 3 days of Connecton, Inspiration, and Motivation at ENVISION Visual Thinkers Virtual Expo Click for details and grab you seat now >>

08.09.22 | Join me on Tuesday, September 13, for my next free, live visual thinking Q&A session, Drawing as a Verb.
Register now >>

06.14.22 | New video
Holger Nils Pohl and I talked visual thinking, group process, sand launching his new book, Creating Clarity, on Kickstarter. Watch now >>

4.30.22 New Workshop!
If you want to the get your scattered thoughts onto paper and organize them, join me June 11 for our Deep Dive Day on scale + heirarchy in your4 visual thinking. Registration is open, secure  your spot NOW >>

4.29.22 | New video
Inspired by our AgMe call in the Studio today, we talk about The Trio. Watch now >>

4.10.22 Vitals is back! 
Looking for the crash course on visual thinking? Registration is open to join me May 6 >>


11.17.21 | Live Event
Ready to end your year learning a powerful new life skill? Join me for my one-day intensive December 17th >>

11.19.21 | Archive
Want to transform grocery store flowers into a beautiful bouquet? I've got a How-to video here.

10.31.21 | Archive
Oh-so-seasonal pumpkin spice visual thinking. 
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10.22.21 | New Article! 
Here's a peek behind the scenes at today's talk at Visual Practitioners Africa.  Click for more >>

9.27.21 Embrace all the facets of color in our next Deep Dive Day, Spectrum Savvy, on October 16th. Because this is Brandy's most hands-on workshop yet, time and spots are limited! 
Secure your spot TODAY! >>

09.20.21 | I'm thrilled to be speaking virtually October 22, for the first visual practitioners gathering of its kind in Africa. 
Click here for details >>
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09.20.21 | ENVISION 2021, our annual global gathering of visual thinkers is complete!
Put September 30 to October 2, 2022 on your calendar now.
Click to sign up for 2022 notifications >>

2.4.22 | New video
What's the slowdown in the big spaces of visual thinking? Watch now >>

1.28.22 | TODAY ONLY!
It's my birthday! To celebrate with me, I'm offering $128 off of my signature course, The Agerbeck Method. Grab your spot now >>

1.24.22 Shiny new workshop!
This morning I made my breakthrough on the next Deep Dive Day, LUCID Listening. Registration is open to join me February 26 >>


12.28.21 Special Offer
Now is the perfect time to make visual thinking your lifelong skill. Join my Agerbeck Method 2022 cohort >>

08.23.21 Thrilled to announce that Christina Hemmingsen, Jill Greenbaum, and Scott McCloud as our ENVISION 2021 guest speakers! 
Secure your spot TODAY! >>

08.01.21 | Registration is OPEN!
Connect to the global community of visual thinkers Sept 17-19, at the ENVISION Visual Thinkers Virtual Expo. 
Register now to get the early bird rate >>

7.20.21 | New Article! 
Watch my 2021 update on the question "What is Visual Thinking?" >>

7.06.21 | New Article! 
Inspired by Visual Listening live on June 12, I shot and wrote How to Focus When You are Listening.
Read about the 3 areas of awareness to make you a better listener, and much more >>

07.01.21 June 12th's virtual workshop, Visual Listening, was a delight. Now I am editing the video archive into an online course. 
Save $100 pre-ordering the course thru July 18 >>

5.20.21 | Workshop registration NOW OPEN
The power skill in the noise of the 21st century is visual listening. On June 12, Learn the 10 keys to UNLOCK YOUR LISTENING, and so much more...

Virtual workshop details + Registration here >>

4.30.21 | Let's talk about your skills, strengths and where you want to grow with Your Visual Thinking Success Path
Sign up NOW to join Monday's final session >>

4.16.21 | Ready to ROCK your visual THINKING? On May 7th, Brandy's one-day virtual workshop is designed to take your visual practice the furthest, the fastest
Details + Registration here >> 

4.15.21 | Yesterday's The Visual Jam session about The Visual Organization Scale was a total BLAST! 
You can watch the replay here >>
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4.5.21 | Such a pleasure talking Spectrums, Seeds, and Spirals in visual practice with Joran Oppelt and Geoffrey Nelson of
Watch here >> 
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3.22.21 Join me March 29 to April 2 for my free 5-day UN-CHALLENGE to clear your mind and reflect with paper and pen! 
Register now >> 

3.16.21 | So thankful for Deana Brown Mitchell's invitation to share my mental health story at her March 23rd SCARS to STARS Summit 
Register here >> 
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Get the best pricing on Brandy's online courses now in this FLASH SALE.  Join now >>

Listen to hear how we uncover and unlock Francesca Anastasi's visual thinking on her Succeed Against the Odds Podcast: 
Listen now >>
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Join me in Feb 20 for Stack Magic. Learn how to tackle your BIG projects one little piece of paper at a time. 
Details + Registration >>

1.16.21 | SAVE $400
My core visual thinking online course, The Agerbeck Method, leaves "beta mode" TONIGHT. For best pricing, register now >>

1.12.21 | NEW VIDEO
Last week, I led the first ever virtual Lab. Here's a sneak peek at the set up and lessons learned.  Watch now >> 

1.11.21 Happy World Sketchnote Day! Here's my 3 Tips for Sketchnoters video to celebrate. Watch now >>


12.12.20 NEW IN SHOP
Missing your gaming group?  My husband and I created the perfect holiday cards... 

Limited quantities available >>

12.1.20 | NEW FORMAT!
I'm adapting The Lab into a virtual event. Looking for direct feedback on your visual thinking in an immersive environment? Grab one of the last 2 spots >>

11.27.20 Need good news and a good deal in 2020?
20 + 20 = 40% off my three big, comprehensive online courses over the next 4 days.

Quick! Grab big saving on big learning >>

11.24.20 | A holiday message for anyone who needs to hear it. Take a peek >>

11.22.20 | Before I published books or produced courses, I wanted to start here, with what I believed in. Happy Birthday, Brandyfesto! Read now >>

10.21.20 Pumpkin Spice visual thinking!
Take a peek! >>

10.14.20 | NEW WORKSHOP
Join me live on October 25, for Visual Wunderkammern, a one-day, Deep Dive workshop shaped to help you discover your unique voice. 

Learn more + register >>

10.08.20 | I joined Chad and Ben of Forget Computers to talk about what on Earth graphic facilitation is, and why process over product rules. Take a listen >>
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10.01.20 Camp Drawmore is OPEN! My long-dreamed of online membership community is live! 
See all the joy of camp and join >>

09.28.20 | The very first ENVISION Visual Thinkers Virtual Expo was a big, juicy, fantastic success! (If I may say so.) Mark your calendar for September 17-19, 2021. Click here for the event page and to sign up for updates. 

09.20.20 | Two things arrived last night. Incongruous, but they sum up where I am pretty nicely. 

09.17.20 Such fun talking with Yuri Malishenko on his Visual thinking podcast. I explain the wonder of skin and much more. 
Have a listen >> 
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8.20.20 Happy to share my Visual Organization Scale with NOVA Scribes. Join our online meetup Sept. 8, 2020. 
See details + sign up >>
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07.18.20 A total pleasure to share the Visual Organization Scale with Women in Agile and Tech in India today. 
Learn more and check out their program >>
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07.02.20 In Leah Jones's podcast, Finding Favorites, I describe how a yellow and black drawing led me to my favorite movie, which led me to the church of Rocky Horror. 
Have a listen >>
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06.30.20 | If you think drawing on paper isn't for techies or writers, let Erez Zukerman and I persuade you to think differently and think visually. 
Watch here >> 
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06.22.20 Been a bit quiet here, but that's because I have been working on getting a new studio space. Got a great new home for my work today!

05.22.20 "What's Your Plan?" I'm 1 of 20 answerers for 20x2 Chicago. Normally a performance, it's been adapted into a zine.
See it now! >>
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05.02.20 | In partnership with Neuland, we've created a GORGEOUS new color wheel poster of all their refill ink colors! 

04.17.20 Public Health is a team sport! To show our spirit as we shelter-in-place, I give you The Social Distancing All-Stars!
Meet your mascots >>

04.06.20 Need a simple and satisfying hands-on project with what you already have in your home? Try Start with a Shape.
Demo here >>

03.30.20 I'm sharing the Color Conversation section from The Idea Shapers, a congenial take on the color wheel.
Join the convo here >>

03.23.20 First to help me, then to help you, I made ColorFULL, a PDF coloring book of messages of care and resilience.
Get your copy here >>

03.10.20 | A new article posted. Standing Up to the VUCA Monster is a lesson in complexity, critical thinking and not holding onto anything too tightly.

02.18.20 Guess who finally got some kind of registration page up for her new online course

Brandy did!

Gold Star Graphic Facilitation is the comprehensive course all about the role, responsibilities, skills and mindset of the graphic facilitator. 
Check out the details >>
p.s. The course is already LIVE and waiting for YOU. 

02.18.20 See you in Amsterdam or London? Details here for upcoming Visual Thinkers Meetups.

BIG Thanks #1 to Wytze Veenstra of Visual Notes who's hosting us at A Lab in Amsterdam on March 20.

BIG Thanks #2 to Dan Porter and Chris Wilson of Scriberia at their office in London on April 16.

RSVP on the Events page and hope to see you there!

02.14.20 Unfortunately, we didn't get enough interest in the Yspertal, Austria workshop and it has been cancelled. Big Thanks to Markus Engelberger for his great organization and promotion. 

01.28.20 | Visual practice takes many shapes. The Visual Organization Scale (VOS) is a field-leading model to understand what types of structure best serves us in our work. Meet the VOS >>

01.20.20 | JD Pirtle interviewed Brandy on his fantastic education podcast, Depth and Light. Have a listen!

01.14.20 | The London Lab's last spot is filled. Contact Brandy to get on the waiting list. 

01.07.20 | Looking for your focus as you work live as a graphic facilitator? Use The Essential Eight to guide your practice.

01.02.20 Welcome to the Year of Vision!


11.26.19 Registration is OPEN for First Rate Flip Charts workshop in Eichenzell, Germany, March 26-27, 2020.

11.22.19 | Since its birthday in 2011, The Brandyfesto has been downloaded over 11,000 times! Be #11,001.

11.07.19 | Registration now OPEN for the London Lab, April 15-17, 2020 (Full) and Chicago Lab September 30 to October 2, 2020 (4 spots open)Grab your spot today.


08.01.18 Brandy delivered a mini-workshop on The Trio at EuViz in Rungsted, Denmark. 
Watch B's 15 minute crash course on color now >>

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11.08.22 New article
Meet the 24 oh-so-learnable skill sets to master visual thinking. Click to read >>

12.26.22 Special Offer
Make 2023 the year you master visual thinking. This limited New Year bundle is the ticket.