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USk Workshop: Urban Sketching Intensive Weekend in Boston!

USK WORKSHOP: URBAN SKETCHING INTENSIVE WEEKEND IN BOSTON!

Boston: Urban Sketching Intensive Weekend! 
Join Oliver in Boston, USA for a weekend that will push your sketching to the next level! •...

USk Workshop: Urban Sketching Workshop in Vancouver!

USK WORKSHOP: URBAN SKETCHING WORKSHOP IN VANCOUVER!

Vancouver:Urban Sketching Intensive Weekend! 
Join Oliver in Vancouver, Canada for a weekend that will push your sketching to the next...

 
 
 
Brisbane Sketchfest 2019

BRISBANE SKETCHFEST 2019

Urban Sketchers Brisbane offer you a warm South East Queensland welcome to our city and the Brisbane Sketchfest 2019. We are excited...

Japan adventures

JAPAN ADVENTURES

Its been long time since I did my last post but I got fresh sketches from our recent Japan adventure. Our time spent there was split...

 
 
 
In a few strokes: Mediterranean Picasso

IN A FEW STROKES: MEDITERRANEAN PICASSO

They are in the Picasso Ceràmiques show room, at Soller station. I can´t stop admiring this man's ability to bring the Greek tradition...

Tasting Tuscany

TASTING TUSCANY

I always have doubts when I'm packing my sketching bag for a trip, and so it was while preparing for the short family trip to Tuscany....

 
 
 
USk Workshop: Line to Color Workshop in Orange County, CA

USK WORKSHOP: LINE TO COLOR WORKSHOP IN ORANGE COUNTY, CA

Line to Color Workshop is back this year with a return visit to Orange County, California June 14-16, 2019. Join us for a wonderful...

USk National Meeting in Brazil 2019 with workshops!

USK NATIONAL MEETING IN BRAZIL 2019 WITH WORKSHOPS!

Happy to invite all Urban Sketchers to the annual National Meeting of USK Brazil'19!! This year's meeting will be held in the historic...

 
 
 
Park Life - London 2019 - PYSB Workshop

PARK LIFE - LONDON 2019 - PYSB WORKSHOP

London Parks are the lungs of the city, trees are powerful and beautiful and people enjoy the views and environment where to play and...

I'm sketching backwards these days

I'M SKETCHING BACKWARDS THESE DAYS

It's all thanks to the The Grey Book which makes me lay down lights on the page first. When it works well it helps to short-cut the...

 
 
 
Walk for the climate in Paris

WALK FOR THE CLIMATE IN PARIS

Next March, there was a huge walk for the climate in Paris. I stayed at place de la République, the point of arrival. When I arrived,...

In a few trokes: train to Soller

IN A FEW TROKES: TRAIN TO SOLLER

Retrotourism has a particular charm. Traveling in this relic that replaced the stagecoaches at the beginning of the last century, costs...

 
 
 
Chilly but Charming Victoria, B.C

CHILLY BUT CHARMING VICTORIA, B.C

Although I have been to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, several times, all those visits had been before I began sketching. A few...

Dance of the Cranes at Barangaroo

DANCE OF THE CRANES AT BARANGAROO

It's hard to imagine that the Sydney Opera House could ever play second fiddle to any other building in Sydney. But that's the claim...

 
 
 
Drawing Attention May 2019

DRAWING ATTENTION MAY 2019

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

USk Workshop: Urban-Sk

USK WORKSHOP: URBAN-SK

You don't have to be an urban sketcher or have attended a USK-Atlanta paint out to attend my workshop. It's open to all those who endeavor...

 
 
 
USk Workshop: Beyond the Trees

USK WORKSHOP: BEYOND THE TREES

Beyond the trees : how to include a wooded foreground in order to enrich a panoramic view Camogli, ItalySaturday 15th June 201910AM...

On the banks of the Meuse in Belgium

ON THE BANKS OF THE MEUSE IN BELGIUM

I spent some beautiful days on the banks of the Meuse. I had to take care of the cat and the house of a friend for some days. The house...

 
 
 
Notre-Dame de Paris after the fire

NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS AFTER THE FIRE

As everyone knows and saw it, Notre-Dame de Paris ignited last Monday night. The roof, the frame and the spire went up in smoke under...

London's Extinction Rebellion protest comes to Marble Arch

LONDON'S EXTINCTION REBELLION PROTEST COMES TO MARBLE ARCH

Yesterday was Earth Day, and the Extinction Rebellion camp of environmental campaigners spilt out around the Marble Arch roundabout,...

 
 
 



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 ...

Abstract Art,Contemporary Painting, Expressionism, “ABSTRACT SERIES 1 4” by...

Abstract Art,Contemporary Painting, Expressionism, “ABSTRACT SERIES 1 4” by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

12"x9" Watercolor on Paper, Matted and Framed Read more ...

Bruce the Eagle Gets his 15 Minutes of Fame in a Symmetrical Glamour Shot by...

Bruce the Eagle Gets his 15 Minutes of Fame in a Symmetrical Glamour Shot by Photographer Steve Biro

An eagle named Bruce, resident at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Ontario, recently took a dive over open water at the conservancy. Amateur photographer Steve Biro happened... Read more ...

Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, “Sunny Mindset

Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, “Sunny Mindset

This abstract painting features a variety of colorful and textural collage materials. 36"x24"x1.5 Mixed Media on canvas/sold Commissions welcome. Read more ...

USk Workshop: Urban Sketching Workshop in Vancouver!

USk Workshop: Urban Sketching Workshop in Vancouver!

Vancouver:Urban Sketching Intensive Weekend! 
Join Oliver in Vancouver, Canada for a weekend that will push your sketching to the next level! • 4 workshops , packed with... Read more ...

David Street House / Murray Legge Architecture

David Street House / Murray Legge Architecture

© Leonid Furmansky Architects: Murray Legge Architecture Location: Austin, United States Category: Houses Lead Architect: Murray Legge Design Team: Lincoln Davidson, Travis... Read more ...

Aware Tea / Yue-Design Space Design Studio

Aware Tea / Yue-Design Space Design Studio

Second-entry room. Image © Xiaofang Min Architects: Yue-Design Space Design Studio Location: 57 Qingguo Alley, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China Category: Store Lead Architects: Chen... Read more ...

"Country Road," Oil Painting Countryside by Amy Whitehouse

"Country Road," Oil Painting Countryside by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 8" x 10" $95 Fresh off the easel, this image of a country roadreminds me of our family's homestead in rural Virginia.It also makes me think of songs by James Taylor... Read more ...

Stack House / Lane Williams Architects

Stack House / Lane Williams Architects

© Will Austin Architects: Lane Williams Architects Location: Seattle, United States Category: Houses Design Team: Lane Williams, Marlo Brown Area: 3596.0 ft2 Project Year... Read more ...

One Thousand One Main, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

One Thousand One Main, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

One Thousand One Main9x12 oil on canvas I created this for the Ellis County Art Association Plein Air event. This is from Main Street in Waxahachie. The town is filled with... Read more ...

House TlL / WE-S architecten

House TlL / WE-S architecten

© Johnny Umans Architects: WE-S architecten Location: Pittem, Belgium Category: Extension Lead Architects: WE-S architects Clients: Cloet - De Baere Area: 281.0 m2 Project... Read more ...