Sketch Workshop Boston. Simplifying your Sketches

New Workshops will be announced for 2020 Sunday October 21 ‘18. This was a chilly day and it looked like rain, so our Boston Common sketch plan needed rethinking. The beautiful Boston Library was our choice but being Sunday, for …

Week 7 Term 2. Sketching in the Rain

Saturday 9th June, 2018 Sketching in the rain – I hear that’s what you’ve all been doing! Seems that’s what it’s been for our students in both hemispheres. So plenty of singing, um… sketching. You’re going to see a huge variety …

Week 6 Term 2. Creating Stories

Saturday 2nd June, 2018 This week our newer sketchers studied perspective and how that comes together. Our left brain thinks its impossible, but our right brain say’s ‘Oh that makes sense’. It’s quite an aha moment when you learn to …

Sketching Vines Tip

A quick demo on how to sketch a scene that is mostly of green grape vines. I am in the south of France at a chateau and winery…

Week 5 Term 2. Sketching Under the Influence.

Saturday 26th May, 2018 This is our 5th week for Travel Sketchers looking at the influence of well known international sketchers. We were looking Veronica Lawlor, a US based sketcher/illustrator/mixed media artist and her use of strong line, pattern and …

Sunday Taste of Sketching Workshop

Sunday May 20th ’18 with Tammy Theme this month: Simple Architecture. Once everyone had settled and met each other, our first ‘warmup’ exercise was to observe some iron gates and sketch the colour and texture. A flat perspective of the …

Sketching poppies

In South of France, looking at how to sketch a field of red poppies quickly and easily. You’ll see the technique here. …

Week 4 Term 2. Teapots, Paint and Hilarity

Saturday 19th May, 2018 By week 4 we are well and truly immersed in our sketching progress. You will have a book full of lines, marks, swatches, colours, notes and fun sketches which are the results of practice practice and …

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