Tuesday, March 17, 2015

How to make a sketch video

The other day I saw a simple, but effective promotional video. It was a series of live sketches that were sped up and voiced over. I thought it would be easy to make that kind of whiteboard video myself. This is the resulting video I made using an iPad, paper and a Sharpie.

I will be using this method again. It is so simple and more effective than a talking head. I think this is the way the best educational videos are done. In some cases the videos are done with a touch pad and special pen, but paper and Sharpie work just as well.

Here's the setup I used at my cubicle to make the video above