In our launch project, we worked with our partners to co-​create non-​written tools for consultation. One of the most popular examples was Visual Voice, a customisable activity sheet using stickers to peel and position which don’t require any writing. More fun and engaging than a questionnaire, it is designed to get people thinking about ideas instead of the words they use, producing visually engaging outcomes which can be stuck to walls, photographed, remixed and reused. Right now, to generate your own Visual Voice, we provide the blank sticker sheets and give you the option of three types of background with blank text fields to fill digitally before printing. However, we don’t want to stop there. What if we could devise and guide you through an easy, free way of creating, adapting, and re-​mixing your own graphics for this tool entirely matched to your needs using methods and software you already know? What if you could easily seek and share inspiration online for your project as well as all-​important reviews of the successes and messes of how it all went, with other people doing the same thing? To achieve this,

  1. We will first run a series of workshops to test and refine the best method for making new, original Visual Voices, together with our partners for whom public engagement is central to their work and knowledge.
  2. Next, we will publish our easy-​to-​use guidance and all of the best examples on leapfrog.tools, invite you all to have a go, and use our closed Facebook group to join the rest of us in sharing, discussing, and finding your ideas.
  3. Watch and marvel at the growth of a living library of visual voices, created by everyone, for everyone.

If you would like to join us in a Make it Stick workshop, please contact Hayley Alter — h.​alter@​lancaster.​ac.​uk Gemma Coupe g.​coupe1​@​lancaster.​ac.​uk   Watch this space at leapfrog.tools Join in the conversation at In our Leapfrog Tools Facebook group On Twitter

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