Parsons Journal for Information Mapping (PJIM) : http://piim.newschool.edu/journal/issues/2010/01/ is an academic journal and online forum to promote research, writing, and development of information mapping, visualization, and related disciplines.
Great Examples of Infographics
http://www.google.com/patents (Advanced Patent Search)
2009 Computer Graphics RETROSPECTIVE.
(Exercise for mastering your drawing techniques) Create doodleboards or multiple sketches to fill a whole page.
Art Commentary written by Julie Oakes : http://www.julieoakes.com/index.htm
(Definition) "paucity" ; the 'absence of', a smallness of number or quantity (of strokes), and the wisdom of knowing when to stop.
Why is poop brown?
"Whatever good things we build end up building us." - Jim Rohn, Author, Philosopher (1930-2009)
"Often it is tiny fragments which either make a picture convincing or totally incidental." - Simone Bingemer
"This is my second book. It is my best second book I've ever written." - Mark Changizi
"... all I need from you is a vision, followed by an unending march of little, tiny baby steps in its direction." - TU
"The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible."- David M. Ogilvy