Video of the Day: Learn to Draw Dotted Lines on a Chalkboard

Posted April 28th 2017

Today's video of the day is from YouTuber Mike Boyd and his series Learn Quick. In this Learn Quick, Mike learns how to draw dotted lines on a chalk board in one fast motion. Learn quick is a series on YouTube that has a great concept, is very well produced, and very popular (this one got over 300,000 views in one day). The concept is that Mike will learn a new skill as quickly as he can and take you along every step of the way.  He tracks his progress and shows you how to do it too, so you can learn as well.

The reason why this works so well is for a variety of reasons. First is the content and quality of the videos. He chooses things that you may not have thought of before, but may be cool to know, almost novelty skills, additoinallt the videos are well shot and well edited together to make them engaging and hold the viewers attention. Speaking of engaging, Mike's personality also helps. He uses humor when appropriate, but overall is just an apporachable person who you want to watch on screen. Lastly, for our list at least, the series is incredibly repeatable; there is no limit to what Mike can learn quickly, and to a certain extent it doesn't matter what he wants to learn. This is definietly one to learn from in terms of production and simplicity. 


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