Live graphic recording in Sydney

Make your event one to remember! Captivate your colleagues or audience with live scribing.

Book a graphic recorder

Give your audience a more immersive experience

See a talk, panel discussion, or group conversation come to life as pictures and text drawn in real-time, and watch everyone connect with the content in more meaningful ways.

Graphic recording – whether it’s analog graphic recording with markers or digital graphic recording with a tablet – is a perfect addition to:

  • Conferences and awards events
  • Meetups and networking events
  • Offsites and strategy sessions
  • Quarterly business reviews
  • Large project kick-offs and reviews
A photo of several people taking photos on their phones of a graphic recording chart by Ben Crothers

Get Ben to capture the conversation at your next event

Ben Crothers is one of Australia’s leading graphic recorders, and has been sketchnoting and scribing since 2010. He’s based in Sydney Australia, but his skills as a graphic recorder have taken him from Brisbane to Brooklyn.

Whether in-person or online, with markers and paper on the wall or digital on an iPad, Ben captures what’s said in real-time, summarising on the fly.

  • Scribing is available in-person or online
  • Drawings can match your branding colours
  • Available in a range of styles
  • The drawings (paper or digital) are yours to keep, with exclusive licensing
  • Drawings can also be repurposed for social media and publication

Examples of analog graphic recording work

A graphic recording by Ben Crothers

Centre for Disability Research and Policy, The University of Sydney

A graphic recording by Ben Crothers

CommsClub event, Staffbase, Sydney

A graphic recording by Ben Crothers

Centre for Disability Research and Policy, The University of Sydney

A graphic recording by Ben Crothers

AMPEAK conference, Sydney

A graphic recording by Ben Crothers

AMPEAK conference, Sydney

A graphic recording by Ben Crothers

WTW HR networking conference, Sydney

A graphic recording by Ben Crothers

WTW HR networking conference, Sydney

Examples of digital graphic recording work

An illustration of a panel discussion about consent

Panel discussion about consent, University of Technology, Sydney

An illustration about architects and their response to the pandemic

Architect panel discussion, Steelcase, Hong Kong

An illustration about a learning framework

Learning frameworks, St Andrews Cathedral School, Sydney

A graphic recording of the Syngenta awards event

Syngenta awards event, Sydney

An illustration captured from an online research discussion

Online research discussion, Sydney Policy Lab

An illustration about a learning framework

Centre for Disability Research and Policy, The University of Sydney

Book a live graphic recorder

Diagrams, maps and illustrations

People need to see the change to be the change. If you’re in the business of strategic communication or change management, you know how important it is for everybody to connect their heads, hearts and hands to your message.

We work with you to get to the essence of your story, and then illustrate it in various ways, for various audiences and media. Here are some ways our visualisations can help:

  • Strategic visions and plans
  • Illustrating complex systems or concepts
  • Visualising research insights and user experiences
  • Change communications and other corporate communications
  • Books and other publication illustrations

Ask how we can bring your story to life

We’ve brought a lot of people’s ideas to life...

Here are some organisations that Bright Pilots has been privileged to create graphic recordings and illustrations for:

Client logos of Atlasian and The Unversity of SydneyClient logos of Brighte and DrawifyClient logos of Global Sisters and My ChildeClient logos of Australian Design Council and SteelcaseClient logos of One Door Mental Health, Stanford University and St Andrews Cathedral CollegeClient logos of University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Asset Management Council

Book a call

10/10 - Great work created by the scribe.

Anne Gibbs, CEO, Asset Management Council, for AMPEAK23 Conference

Ben captured the essential messages from all of our speakers with a lot of talent. Having these messages transcribed in such engaging visuals allowed everyone in the audience to really take the measure of what had been said during the event.

Virginie Lecomte Maloney, Centre for Disability Research and Policy (CDRP), The University of Sydney

Thank you Ben Crothers for your energy and thoughtful capture of today’s takeaways and helping to make our #WTW event such an engaging experience.

Tracey Matthews, Director Talent Management & Organisational Development, WTW

Other services

Dive into the other services we offer, either as part of our visualisation services, or separately.


Icon of a path through choices
We run workshops for better discovery, strategy, scoping, and innovation, whether it’s in the room, Zoom, or anything in between.

Find out more


Icon of a group of people and a collective smile
We help your team work better together by using our very own innovation performance coaching program as a way for them to solve a current challenge, and pitch the solution to their leadership.

Find out more


Icon of a strong arm
We build your organisation’s capabilities in ‘21st Century’ skills that are crucial for work now, and for what’s next, including strategy, facilitation, and visualisation.

Find out more

Thanks so much for all of your great work on this! The illustrations are just incredibly wonderful and so spot on. Thank you! It’s really bringing it all to life.

Community Partnerships and Training Lead, Sydney Policy Lab, University of Sydney

Wow I love the report!! I especially love what you captured in the current challenge, how we are going to get there, and those beautiful images at the end about how we can shift in our approach and our thinking – that is SO amazing. I feel that you’ve captured something really powerful there.

Head of People and Talent, Compassion Australia

Get power moves in your inbox every week

Subscribe to our newsletter, and receive news, tips and resources to help you have a better impact at work.