Inspired by a TED Talk: In 6 drawings, how we can help refugees thrive

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melissa-flemming-title1Clarice Holt, a 26-year-old illustrator living in London, was looking for a way to give back. Last month, as she watched Melissa Fleming’s talk, “Let’s help refugees thrive, not just survive,” she realized she could help people living in refugee camps thousands of miles away — by creating beautiful, shareable images of the main ideas in Fleming’s talk.

“An illustration can be like Mary Poppins’ spoonful of sugar,” she says. “If someone is captivated by an image, they can absorb so many things along with it.”

Holt—who learned how to take sketchnotes while working for the company Scriberia—began the sketch in pencil, then used a brush pen to draw the images. She cleaned it all up using a Wacom tablet and her laptop. “I am really into pattern, and the fact that the talk centred on Syria, which has a rich history of decorative art, inspired…

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