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Three interiors

THREE INTERIORS

I love sketching interiors, as they are such personal spaces. I love how rooms connect, one space leading to the next or outside, and...

I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER

Top of the village of Ausejo in a cloudy day.

 
 
 
Surrender to Summer

SURRENDER TO SUMMER

[By Richard Sheppard in Healdsburg, California] There's a tipping point of summer when daytime heat dulls the senses, slowing our usual...

Super Bull, Prize Dahlias, Pork Queen & More at the Iowa State Fair

SUPER BULL, PRIZE DAHLIAS, PORK QUEEN & MORE AT THE IOWA STATE FAIR

[By Marcia Milner-Brage in Des Moines, Iowa] Dream-on is the Super Bull at the Iowa State Fair this year. He was awarded this honor...

 
 
 
Sketch Tour Portugal

SKETCH TOUR PORTUGAL

There is no doubt about how powerful sketching can be, and, on the top of that, how this community founded by Gabi Campanario, is showing...

Shanghai Lane Houses & cafe

SHANGHAI LANE HOUSES & CAFE

Trip to Shanghai last week to Puxi District with lots of interesting old lane houses. The houses are still occupied however mostly...

 
 
 
Views from a Swiss hospital

VIEWS FROM A SWISS HOSPITAL

Our first few days in Flims in eastern Switzerland passed just as we planned them, revisiting places where N had holidayed with her...

Reunited with my tribe in Porto

REUNITED WITH MY TRIBE IN PORTO

The ninth annual International Urban Sketchers Symposium in Porto was the fifth that I've attended. While the creative rush of attending...

 
 
 
The Stones of Venice: workshop results

THE STONES OF VENICE: WORKSHOP RESULTS

[by Mário Linhares , when in Venice, Italy] The workshop about John Ruskin's exhibition and work in Venice , past June 2-3 was a blast! Intense...

A frenetic rhythm for instructors in Porto!

A FRENETIC RHYTHM FOR INSTRUCTORS IN PORTO!

I was lucky again this year to give workshops at the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Porto. I arrived two days before the start to prepare...

 
 
 
In a few strokes: The fertile ditch

IN A FEW STROKES: THE FERTILE DITCH

Ariane Lamusa and René Müller participate in " Arte en la Tierra 2018"with a pieze called "From Earth toHeaven 42.313061, -2.258574".They...

Holiday sketches with symposium included

HOLIDAY SKETCHES WITH SYMPOSIUM INCLUDED

. Currently living in New Zealand, we go every two years to our hometown on the south of Portugal to see the family and to be tourists...

 
 
 
The Red Violin on Nantucket

THE RED VIOLIN ON NANTUCKET

By Thomas Thorspecken Glen Weimer was kind enough to get me in to sketch the presentation of the Red Violin at the Nantucket Community...

Head Over Heels in Porto: USk Symposium 2018

HEAD OVER HEELS IN PORTO: USK SYMPOSIUM 2018

It's over, after so many months of anticipation. From getting the news on my 50th birthday that my workshop proposal had been accepted...

 
 
 
Life in grey

LIFE IN GREY

. No nothing to do with the popular raunchy novel series, but a grey paged sketchbook I picked up late last year. Intrigued by the...

Workshop: Sketch Now Think Later

WORKSHOP: SKETCH NOW THINK LATER

Looking for the perfect subject, angle, composition, materials and tools to use etc can take lots of time and bog you down even before...

 
 
 
In a few strokes: driftwoods

IN A FEW STROKES: DRIFTWOODS

Logronio, at the floodble soto of river Ebro. I am fascinated by the driftwoods, piled up at the foot of the trees, forming curious...

A Trip Through Spain in Black and White

A TRIP THROUGH SPAIN IN BLACK AND WHITE

This year I took off to Spain with a one-way ticket and no specific route in mind, eager to explore a country I'd always been drawn...

 
 
 
Sketch travel to Lisbon, Sintra, and Porto, Portugal

SKETCH TRAVEL TO LISBON, SINTRA, AND PORTO, PORTUGAL

I've participated Urban Sketchers International Symposium for six times, but this year I simply visited the Symposium site with two...

Drawing Attention August 2018

DRAWING ATTENTION AUGUST 2018

Remember to select FULL SCREEN. To read Drawing Attention August 2018 as a scrollable pdf,

 
 
 



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 ...

The Loquat Tree House / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

The Loquat Tree House / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

© João Morgado Architects: Machado Igreja Arquitectos Location: Lisbon, Portugal Lead Architect: Tiago Machado Igreja Area: 83.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: João... Read more ...

Gahinga Batwa Village / Studio FH Architects

Gahinga Batwa Village / Studio FH Architects

© Will Boase Photography | Craig Howes Architects: Studio FH Architects Location: Gahinga Volcano, Rwanda Area: 480.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Will Boase Photography... Read more ...

Bamboo Long House Restaurant / BambuBuild

Bamboo Long House Restaurant / BambuBuild

© Quang Tran Architects: BambuBuild Location: Đồng Hới, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam Lead Architects: Tran Ba Tiep Area: 615.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Quang Tran ©... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "TELL ME MORE" by Abstract...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "TELL ME MORE" by Abstract Artist Pamela Fowler Lordi

"TELL ME MORE" 18" x 18" x 2"Acrylic on Canvas$330. Read more ...

An Art Event

An Art Event

I will be exhibiting a collection of my mixed media art this weekend, August 18th and 19th, at The 44th Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show. I will be in Booth 4 on Pennsylvania... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "TELL ME MORE" by Abstract...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "TELL ME MORE" by Abstract Artist Pamela Fowler Lordi

"TELL ME MORE" 18" x 18" x 2"Acrylic on Canvas$330. Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

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7:53 AM Christmas Cove

7:53 AM Christmas Cove

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New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

© Mark Herboth Photography Architects: Perkins+Will Location: Asheville, North Carolina, United States Lead Architects: Perkins+Will, NC Practice Area: 123350.0 ft2 Project... Read more ...