When you hear the word “comic”, do you think of your favorite cartoon strip, superheroes and graphic novels, or instructional content?
Thinking outside of the box can often help instructional design content connect more successfully with users. Kevin Thorn advocates bringing external inspiration into designs and using creativity to communicate. His preferred educational visual is the instructional comic.
Kevin is an award-winning eLearning designer and founder of NuggetHead Studioz. He joined Matt Pierce to share his thoughts on having fun with design principles, how to find inspiration, and what you can do to get more creative with your visuals.
Learning points from the episode include:
What is an instructional comic?
How to create an instructional comic
The importance of characters and narrative in instructional visuals