National Toast Day – Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Did you know there is actually a day set aside to celebrate toast?

Steve Harvey – Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Perhaps just a TV show host and comedian to some but, Steve Harvey is actually a man who is making a tremendous impact on the lives our youth. He & his wife started the Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation and the National Mentoring Camp to share and teach the principles of manhood and dream building to young men. He is a champion for education and at-risk youth. His recent book, Jump has been an inspiration for myself and many others to take a leap of faith, knowing that “God will open your parachute and give you life more abundantly.”

President’s Day, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Did you know that President’s Day was first established on February 22nd in 1885 to honor George Washington on his birthday? In 1971, it was moved to the 3rd Monday in February so workers could have a 3-day weekend and it is now a day set aside to recognize all U.S. presidents. I chose to feature one of my favorite presidents, Abe Lincoln — Enjoy.

Maya Angelou, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Iconic author, poet, educator, producer, actress, historian, dancer, performer, civil rights activist – the list goes on. Maya Angelou has left a legacy as one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Here’s the sketchnote-inspired art in her honor.

Random Acts of Kindness, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. What will you do to make someone’s day a little brighter? Here’s some sketchnote-inspired art to get you thinking…

Oprah Winfrey, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Talk about a woman of inspiration. Through her hard work and perseverance, Oprah came from a life of poverty to live a life of abundance and prosperity. Obviously, she practices what she preaches when she said…”Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.”

Valentine’s Day History, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Here’s a little history of the Saint who inspired Valentine’s Day…

Michael Jordan, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

Michael Jordan, one of the most admired players in NBA history.  Did you know he was cut from his high school basketball team?  But, he didn’t throw in the towel. In fact, one of his philosophies in life is to never stop trying. He is quoted as saying, “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”  Obviously, this attitude has contributed to the success he is today.

George Washington Carver, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

It’s National Inventors Day! A perfect time to recognize the contributions made by George Washington Carver. Although many people believe he invented peanut butter, he did not. Carver was a master botanist and he invented more than 300 other products made from peanuts. Enjoy this sketchnote-inspired art in his honor.

Nelson Mandela, Sketchnote-Inspired Art

27 years ago, Nelson Mandela was freed after spending 27 years in prison. When he was released, he said, “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.”