I was pretty fortunate to have been invited to do some graphic recording at a workshop that was happening at the Banff Centre recently. That would have been good enough on its own, since it's a venue that really can't be beat. But, even better, this particular event was part of the 2016 TED Summit. I look forward to sharing the graphic recording sometime soon, but in the meantime, here are some sketchnotes I drew right after my day in Banff (and then completely forgot to post, in my eagerness to get out the door for a long-awaited family holiday). My experience was just a little taste of the amazing things going on during the whole summit, but definitely a delicious one!
Graphic recorder based in Calgary. I like local stories. I write comics when I have free time. And I leave eraser shavings everywhere I go.
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Some nice things people said about my work:
“If Breitkreuz and Foong [founders of the Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo] represent the Type-A side of Calgary's self-publishing community, Hester may be the community's right brain.” – Tom Babin, FFWD Magazine
“…A strong graphic style similar to other autobiographically-inclined Canadian cartoonists like Chester Brown and Julie Doucet.” – Gilbert Bouchard, Edmonton Journal
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