Kelly O'Neil is an incredibly talented local cartoonist. I describe an image that captures a concept and she brings it to life. And she's a very smart, experienced gardener so I get to pick her brain about plants while she's creating her masterpieces.

Kelly O'Neil is an incredibly talented local cartoonist. I describe an image that captures a concept and she brings it to life. And she's a very smart, experienced gardener so I get to pick her brain about plants while she's creating her masterpieces.

Graphic recording and graphic art by kelly o'neil

What is graphic recording?

Graphic recording is a creative way of capturing and communicating group ideas, plans, values, goals or vision.  Doodles and text are used to visually transcribe conversations or summarize group ideas.  Graphic recording can be done live during group sessions or used to prepare workshop materials in advance.  

Applications

Group goal-setting, visioning or training workshops, strategic planning and process design sessions

Why use graphic recording?

  • Makes thinking visible to the group
  • Lets people see themselves in the picture
  • Provides a permanent visual record of group thinking
  • Can enhance comprehension and learning retention
  • Supports communities with literacy or language barriers
  • Enlivens presentations, adds some fun and creativity to workshops

Our clients from the public, private and non-profit sectors have included The Nova Scotia Departments of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, Finance and Treasury Board, Agriculture and Food Operations, Public Service Commission, WomenActive-NS, and Subway Restaurants.

About KELLY O'NEILL

Kelly O'Neill is an Associate at Groupatwork. She is a professional researcher, writer and communicator with more than a decade of experience in writing, researching and editing. In addition to broadcast and online journalism, she has performed technical research, writing and editing for the telecommunications industry and other private agencies. In addition, Kelly has both professional and volunteer experience as an ESL and literacy tutor and classroom teacher. Her educational background includes an undergraduate and graduate degree in ancient languages and literature.

Kelly is currently completing a literature review of cognitive science research. We're interested in researching the impact that interactive learning methods have on learner attitude and performance. 

contact kelly

To find out how graphic recording can support the work you do, Contact Kelly O’Neil @ 902-579-1074 or email missionkelly@yahoo.ca.