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Usk Workshop: An Introduction to Urban Sk

USK WORKSHOP: AN INTRODUCTION TO URBAN SK

Build a strong foundation in the concepts of observational drawing and painting for your urban sketching practice. Overview This Urban...

Tributes to a fallen officer, Natalie Corona

TRIBUTES TO A FALLEN OFFICER, NATALIE CORONA

Last Thursday evening, at around dinner-time, a three-car traffic collision on the busy Fifth Street in Davis was attended to by Police...

 
 
 
The Hokey Cokey

THE HOKEY COKEY

There is an important vote in the House of Commons tonight. Following on from a close fought referendum two and a half years ago to...

Industrial Museum

INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM

An old mining village, now a beautiful industrial museum, with a rusting water tank.

 
 
 
Jindaiji- temple visit with a sketcher from Townsville, Michael Pope

JINDAIJI- TEMPLE VISIT WITH A SKETCHER FROM TOWNSVILLE, MICHAEL POPE

[By Kumi Matsukawa in Tokyo, Japan] Last Christmas Eve day, some of Urban Sketchers Japan members and Michael Pope from Townsville...

In a few strokes: drawing in the dark

IN A FEW STROKES: DRAWING IN THE DARK

Drawing in the dark is an attractive challenge. If you are synthetic and simple, you may get something of what you see. This is what...

 
 
 
Waves

WAVES

[by Fred Lynch in New Bedford, Massachusetts] This is a small piece of a very large stone church in seaside New Bedford, Massachusetts....

Capturing summer in an accordion sk

CAPTURING SUMMER IN AN ACCORDION SK

It took hours to pack our car up for our yearly camping trip last week and it was packed to the ceiling. We had everything - except...

 
 
 
In a few strokes: still a little vital heat

IN A FEW STROKES: STILL A LITTLE VITAL HEAT

The abandoned villages are like corpses. But now, someone keeps his cattle here and gives it back some vital heat. San Julian was emptied...

Meet the Amsterdam symposium correspondents

MEET THE AMSTERDAM SYMPOSIUM CORRESPONDENTS

At the end of a highly competitive, rigorous selection process, three outstanding candidates were chosen to cover the Amsterdam symposium...

 
 
 
Drawing Attention January 2019

DRAWING ATTENTION JANUARY 2019

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

Last sketchwalk for the year 2018 for the Urbansketchers Singapore

LAST SKETCHWALK FOR THE YEAR 2018 FOR THE URBANSKETCHERS SINGAPORE

The last sketchwalk for the year 2018 was held on the 29 Dec, the last Sat of the month and of the year too. It is also customary to...

 
 
 
Upstairs Downstairs

UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS

This is not the mansion where Mary Lynch worked and lived in 1900 in Norwich, Connecticut. That was down by the other end of Sachem...

A handful of sketches of people done in 2018

A HANDFUL OF SKETCHES OF PEOPLE DONE IN 2018

Looking back, 2018 has been an interesting year. I attended Porto Symposium 2018 which became the highlight trip of the year. My sketchbook...

 
 
 
A Mended Branch

A MENDED BRANCH

[by Fred Lynch in Providence, Rhode Island] Catherine “Kate” McMahon came to America in 1900, and last year, from a farm in County...

Big red guy sparks media rukus

BIG RED GUY SPARKS MEDIA RUKUS

The big jovial red guy caused a huge hooha in New Zealand this year leaving Kiwis feeling pretty jaded. First there was a funding drama...

 
 
 
In a few strokes: orphan sun rays

IN A FEW STROKES: ORPHAN SUN RAYS

There are still evenings when the sky yellows. It is no longer for the leaves that weeks ago were gilding the city. Will there still...

My first steps and watercolor brushstrokes in Benin, Africa

MY FIRST STEPS AND WATERCOLOR BRUSHSTROKES IN BENIN, AFRICA

[by Marion Rivolier in Cotonou and Ouidah, Benin] I arrived in the middle of the night in Cotonou, Benin. The next morning, I discover...

 
 
 
Last Christmas

LAST CHRISTMAS

London looks particularly pretty at the moment with lots of wonderful lights in the streets and carefully arranged festive displays...

Sketches from Mykonos trip

SKETCHES FROM MYKONOS TRIP

Only now, when the year comes to its end, I got to post sketches from our small family vacation in Mykonos from the end of September......

 
 
 



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 ...

Rural Landscape Art Original Oil Painting Heidi Malott

Rural Landscape Art Original Oil Painting Heidi Malott

Rural SkiesOil on panel 6x6 inch 2019 When the skies look like this it's most likely going to be a good day. I like the challenge of fitting a vast scene on a small square... Read more ...

Jack Teagarden, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Drums, Trombone, "Jack and Gene" by Texas...

Jack Teagarden, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Drums, Trombone, "Jack and Gene" by Texas artist Debra Hurd

60"x60" Palette Knife Portrait of Frank Sinatra/SOLD This painting is SOLD, but commissions are welcome. Read more ...

House in Ajuda / SMG Arquitectos

House in Ajuda / SMG Arquitectos

© ITS - Ivo Tavares Studio Architects: SMG Arquitectos Location: Lisboa, Portugal Architect In Charge: Sérgio Miguel Godinho Area: 138.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: ITS... Read more ...

Villa F / Christoph Hesse Architects

Villa F / Christoph Hesse Architects

© Christoph Hesse Architects Architects: Christoph Hesse Architects Location: Medebach, Germany Lead Architect: Christoph Hesse Area: 190.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs... Read more ...

A Traveling Exhibition of 100 Stunning Selections from the 2018 Wildlife...

A Traveling Exhibition of 100 Stunning Selections from the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

“The golden couple,” Marsel van Oosten, The Netherlands, Grand Title Winner 2018, Animal Portraits Last fall Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten was the overall winner of the... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY”...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset16x20 This sunset showed an array of colors. It's great fun trying to capture the glow on canvas. I created 4 short videos of the development of this one. Check... Read more ...

Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Fish and Flowers

Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Fish and Flowers

My studio moving sale is over. I want to thank everyone who purchased art from me during this sale. As you know, I moved from Florida to North Carolina, and it was important... Read more ...

Vinata Bamboo Pavilion / VTN Architects

Vinata Bamboo Pavilion / VTN Architects

© Hiroyuki Oki Architects: VTN Architects Location: 289 Khuất Duy Tiến, Trung Hoà, Thanh Xuân, Hà Nội, Vietnam Architect In Charge: Vo Trong Nghia + Takashi Niwa Design Team... Read more ...

Portrait & Figure Painting Workshop at the Scottsdale Artists' School

Portrait & Figure Painting Workshop at the Scottsdale Artists' School

"Painting the Portrait and Figure in Full Color, And Exploration of Mark Making and Composing with Hue". February 12-16, $775 + $50 model fee/ 5 days. Scottsdale... Read more ...