Author Archives: Amy Sparks

About Amy Sparks

Graphic Recorder at A Visual Spark

Lots to capture!


Thanks to Duane Schriever for this photo of the visual recording I did for the St. Anthony Park Community Foundation.



Moss is inconceivably strong!

Have you read The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert? I listened to it read by Juliet Stevenson and so enjoyed it. Here’s what I did with one of my favorite passages from the book:Quote from %22The Signature of All Things%22 about moss - Elizabeth Gilbert

Busting Visual Learning Myths by Peter Durand

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I’ve always wondered about the line I’ve heard that 70% of our brain is devoted to visual processing. That hasn’t stopped me from perpetuating the myth – it’s too self serving for someone who advocates for greater use of visual recording. Peter Durand, star of the visual facilitation and scribing world,  writes about it in his latest blog post Busting Visual Myths.