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In a few strokes: Las Torres Blancas

IN A FEW STROKES: LAS TORRES BLANCAS

29.01.2019. These days I am living in front of that Oiza´s building. It is like a bunch of those huge common iron wire nails, stuck...

USk Workshop: In search of urban characters

USK WORKSHOP: IN SEARCH OF URBAN CHARACTERS

A city is a cauldron of numerous ‘characters' telling their individual stories. The author finds a few and develops a cohesive narrative...

 
 
 
USk Chicago Sketch Seminar 2019

USK CHICAGO SKETCH SEMINAR 2019

Chicago Sketch Seminar 2019 will be held in Chicago on May 31 - June 2, 2019. Seminar is an annual educational event organized by Urban...

Watermarks - PYSB Brighton 2019

WATERMARKS - PYSB BRIGHTON 2019

Brighton has been a seaside resort fashionable since the early nineteenth century. It's culture and festivals are renowned and has...

 
 
 
A Pauper's House

A PAUPER'S HOUSE

[by Fred Lynch in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA] On May 29, 1884 a huge ship named the Furnessia, pulled up to the little island...

Seattle's Snowpocalypse of the decade

SEATTLE'S SNOWPOCALYPSE OF THE DECADE

Although everyone talks about the rain here (which, in this native's opinion, is over-rated), Seattle rarely gets the kind of weather...

 
 
 
PIG'S INN IN HANGZHOU

PIG'S INN IN HANGZHOU

Used to be a home made flower oil factory and now is a famous homestay in Yi County, Anhui HangZhou. The owner has 3 other inn in the...

In a few strokes: expressionist jazz

IN A FEW STROKES: EXPRESSIONIST JAZZ

Javier and Nacho Colis play at the exhibition of their brother, the painter Octavio Colis. Javier is enthralled with "Why dont we do...

 
 
 
Swing&Draw party

SWING&DRAW PARTY

The addictive music, the dancers who merge with the beat, and so Tel Avivian atmosphere of Beit Hanna - it was a perfect sketchcrawl! We...

Sea Princess arrives in Napier

SEA PRINCESS ARRIVES IN NAPIER

An early morning walk over the Napier hills got me to the lookout on Bluff Hill at 6am - just in time to catch the arrival of the Sea...

 
 
 
Men in the city

MEN IN THE CITY

People have been the dominant theme of my sketches these days. So, I invite you to see the Iranian people, their gestures and habits...

Urban Sketching Gets You Delicious Food

URBAN SKETCHING GETS YOU DELICIOUS FOOD

I really love cheese, but when you are raising teenagers you're not going to buy fancy hand-made cheese at fancy prices. They would...

 
 
 
Seattle's viaduct: concrete, potholes and memories

SEATTLE'S VIADUCT: CONCRETE, POTHOLES AND MEMORIES

Tina Koyama: On our final day of driver's ed, my car mates and I were supposed to drive on Interstate 5 to show that we could merge...

Walk in the greenhouses of the Jardin des Plantes

WALK IN THE GREENHOUSES OF THE JARDIN DES PLANTES

My first approach to greenhouses in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, was not really centered on this subject. In fact what interested...

 
 
 
USk Workshop: Light & White in Watercolour, Portugal 28th April - 4th May 2019

USK WORKSHOP: LIGHT & WHITE IN WATERCOLOUR, PORTUGAL 28TH APRIL - 4TH MAY 2019

Dates: 28th April-4th May 2019 Learning goals: Becoming confident with your watercolour Handling different techniques with ease and...

In a few strokes: challenging the bot

IN A FEW STROKES: CHALLENGING THE BOT

Patricktresset has a robotic instalation at Fundación Telefónica which sketches your portrait quite as a human would. I challenged...

 
 
 
Pliny the Younger

PLINY THE YOUNGER

[By Richard Sheppard in Santa Rosa, California] Each February, Russian River Brewery in Santa Rosa, California releases their award...

Drawing Attention February 2019

DRAWING ATTENTION FEBRUARY 2019

Remember to select FULL SCREEN. To read Drawing Attention February 2019 as a scrollable pdf,

 
 
 
USk Workshop: Wink and Squint

USK WORKSHOP: WINK AND SQUINT

Wink and Squint : Draw correct proportion and capture light and shadow using primaries. Overview This is a basic course to learn how...

USk Workshop: Elegance in Watercolor

USK WORKSHOP: ELEGANCE IN WATERCOLOR

This is an investment workshop - we will invest in our art and get the best return on investment by employing just enough shapes, colors...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Gwang-ju View Folly / Moon Hoon

Gwang-ju View Folly / Moon Hoon

© Kim Chang Mook Architects: Moon Hoon Location: 96 Jebong-ro, Seonam-dong, Dong-gu, Kwangju, South Korea Category: Installation Design Team: Kim Jaekwan, Kim Sookhee, Kang... Read more ...

Scavenger Hunt - Items 8 and 10

Scavenger Hunt - Items 8 and 10

Item 8: a meal or snack This was at the Coffee & Sketch meetup at St. Honore bakery on SE Division. I had to buy three pastries so I could eat one and still leave two to... Read more ...

Just Peachy, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Just Peachy, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Just Peachy 8x10 oil on canvas I've started a new series of small landscape paintings. I want to explore new color combinations. I start by premixing the color combo's I have... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing Glory” by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Flash and sparkle. Dramatic colors. Rough and smooth textures. If these things appeal to you, this is your painting. It may be hung as is, or framed for a more finished... Read more ...

SquareOne Proposes Repurposing a Water Tower as Public Spas/Student Housing

SquareOne Proposes Repurposing a Water Tower as Public Spas/Student Housing

Public spa. Image Courtesy of SquareOne Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to go swimming inside a water tower. In reality, it would probably be dark and creepy and not as... Read more ...

Shitty Watercolour, SWatercolour

Shitty Watercolour, SWatercolour

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In stitches, Sheena Liam

In stitches, Sheena Liam

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Darkness on the Edge of Town, Michael McCluskey

Darkness on the Edge of Town, Michael McCluskey

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Neon Glow

Neon Glow

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Offshore, Francesca Piqueras

Offshore, Francesca Piqueras

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