Jono Hey

is creating Sketchplanations

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For the equivalent of just one cup of London coffee a month you’ll be seriously helping me continue delivering sketchplanations to 1000s of people every week including your own inbox. You help me pay for a whole month's worth of costs each year:
  • Everything for the entry level, plus
  • Access to the full archive of the highest res versions, named and sorted, for use in your projects
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This is a big deal and I am seriously grateful:
  • Everything for previous levels, plus:
  • One-off: your own commissioned sketchplanation — request and I shall tackle
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  • If you’re passing through, let’s grab a beer or coffee




Nice to meet you!

I'm Jono and I've been explaining a new concept each week with the help of a sketch since 2013.

There are ones about physics, psychology, design, geography, drawing, lifehacks, food and never know what you're going to get next ;o)

But you know all this already, because I'll bet you're someone who cares about learning interesting things, seeing great content done well, and sharing knowledge with a larger community — particularly in a sketch.

If you're thinking "I always like receiving my weekly sketchplanation", "I wonder how he makes these?", or "I feel like this is something worth supporting" then you're in the right place.

Every now and then I hear about wonderful things like teachers using them in their classes, or people using them in their newsletters to help explain something. As you're here, you can make these good things keep happening with a small monthly amount.

You can help make Sketchplanations what it can be, what it ought to be — a decent site, higher quality sketches, better research and sourcing, more interesting topics, more animated ones to explain tricksy things, tutorials and maybe even a book.

But don't do it just for me and others. Check out the tier benefits to get access to the full hi-res archive for your projects at $5/mo — even if you decide you can only support for a little while — and plenty more.

Thanks for joining me and helping keep these weekly sketches in yours and others' inboxes and feeds across the world.

Thanks so much for backing me and helping make Sketchplanations awesome.


  • Making good sketchplanations takes time, effort and a little money
  • You can help make sketchplanations better and keep coming for you and others with just a little support, at any amount a month
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This'll be awesome. I'll hire someone to give sketchplanations a facelift. This will make it fast, browseable, searchable and all kinds of groovy things. We'll speed it up, tidy up old images, fix the ol' SEO, and sort out the newsletter.
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