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Sketches at Okcheonam Temple with Lotus Lanterns

SKETCHES AT OKCHEONAM TEMPLE WITH LOTUS LANTERNS

/ panoramic view of Okcheonam Temple, pencil and watercolor / looking up the temple complex inside the gate, pencil and watercolor Rock-carved...

Beautiful spring in Isfahan

BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ISFAHAN

These days we have a very nice weather in Isfahan. Sometimes it's rainy and a little hard to go out to sketch, but other times we could...

 
 
 
Sketching at Kampong Glam, Singapore with an unlikely visitor from Hong Kong

SKETCHING AT KAMPONG GLAM, SINGAPORE WITH AN UNLIKELY VISITOR FROM HONG KONG

The unlikely visitor was Rob Sketcherman, and his wife, from Hong Kong. He was invited by the Ministry of Education to conduct a training...

Finding Perspectives in Tuscany

FINDING PERSPECTIVES IN TUSCANY

Finding Perspectives in TuscanyJune 28 - July 1, 2018 Join urban sketchers Blasco Pisapia and Umberto Torricelli for this 3 days workshop...

 
 
 
Stephen Lawrence's memorial, London SE9

STEPHEN LAWRENCE'S MEMORIAL, LONDON SE9

Bus stop H on Well Hall Road, Eltham, in south-east London, isn't hard to find. It's by a roundabout on a busy residential road where...

Kueh Seng Onn Temple Procession

KUEH SENG ONN TEMPLE PROCESSION

On the 22nd day of the 2nd month of the Chinese lunar calendar, which fell on April 7th this year, the Kueh Seng Onn temple celebrated...

 
 
 
The Hidden Gardens of Alcatraz

THE HIDDEN GARDENS OF ALCATRAZ

[By San Francisco Bay Area Sketchers in San Francisco] On April 7, 2018, San Francisco Sketchers were invited to go to the Alcatraz...

KUEH SENG ONN TEMPLE PROCESSION

On the 22nd day of the 2nd month of the Chinese lunar calendar, which fell on April 7th this year, the Kueh Seng Onn temple celebrated...

 
 
 
Discovering Abandoned Places in Tuscany

DISCOVERING ABANDONED PLACES IN TUSCANY

DISCOVERING ABANDONED PLACES IN TUSCANYA watercolor workshop with focus on Values May 27 - June 3 and/or September 16 - 23 Volterra/Italy Conducted...

Spring has been cancelled

SPRING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

[By Marcia Milner-Brage in Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA] This is an official complaint. Yesterday, it snowed again. It was the fourth all-day...

 
 
 
THE MARCO POLO BRIDGE

THE MARCO POLO BRIDGE

The Marco Polo Bridge or Lugou Bridge is a stone bridge located 15 km from downtown Beijing in Fengtai District. Although it is a popular...

Leaving Crocus Valley

LEAVING CROCUS VALLEY

A demolition site in the centre of Croydon has been the unlikely home to a pop-up saffron farm for the last two and a half years. The...

 
 
 
Happy Birthday, Saint Petersburg Urban Sk

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SAINT PETERSBURG URBAN SK

[Guest post by Urban Sketchers Saint Petersburg] Sketch above by Sasha Podosinovik Three years ago a new Urban Sketchers group was...

Painting space with threads by Sheila Hicks in the Centre Pompidou

PAINTING SPACE WITH THREADS BY SHEILA HICKS IN THE CENTRE POMPIDOU

Last week, I walk in front of the Centre Pompidou. I guess, through the windows, large round shapes white, yellow, orange and red....

 
 
 
Watercolor Workshop in Oslo

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP IN OSLO

​WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION date: Saturday, August 25 & Sunday, August 26, 2018 time: 1:00pm to 6:00pm location DAY 1: ( 5 hours of instruction...

The Stones of Venice Workshop

THE STONES OF VENICE WORKSHOP

John Ruskin was one of the most relevant artists drawing Italy cities, and, especially, Venice. His passion for the city started when...

 
 
 
10x10 course Rome

10X10 COURSE ROME

USK 10X10 ROME Hi sketchers! I'm just finished my participation for this year for 10x10 Usk. It was an amazing experience, as usual. I...

My neighbor, Lake Union Drydock

MY NEIGHBOR, LAKE UNION DRYDOCK

Lake Union Drydock Company is one of my closest neighbors here in Eastlake, Seattle, occupying a couple of blocks on eastern Lake Union's...

 
 
 

LOCOMOTIVE WITH CURVULINEAR PERSPECTIVE

Located at the heart of Vancouver's Yaletown, the Roundhouse Community Centre houses Engine 374, the first transcontinental passenger...

How to draw Expressive Figures

HOW TO DRAW EXPRESSIVE FIGURES

How to draw Expressive Figures Join Oliver in San Francisco's Union Square, USA to people watch and learn approaches to capture their...

 
 
 



Contemporary Art, Mixed Media, Abstract Art Painting “Color Renovar” by...

Contemporary Art, Mixed Media, Abstract Art Painting “Color Renovar” by Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 48"x"30" Mixed Media/Available Read more ...

Muller Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte

Muller Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte

© Thomas Jantscher Architects: Andrea Pelati Architecte Location: Cortaillod, Switzerland Lead Architects: Andrea Pelati, Antonio Conroy Area: 265.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Østerild Visitors and Operation Center / Cubo Arkitekter

Østerild Visitors and Operation Center / Cubo Arkitekter

© Martin Schubert Architects: Cubo Arkitekter Location: Testcentervej 7D, 7700 Thisted, Denmark Area: 650.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Martin Schubert Landscape... Read more ...

House in Nishimatsugaoka / Arbol Design

House in Nishimatsugaoka / Arbol Design

© Yashunori Shimomura Architects: Arbol Design Location: Ikoma, Japan Area: 98.83 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Yashunori Shimomura Detail Design: arbol + hasuike Builder... Read more ...

Landscape Fine Art Photography,Tree, Snow “Springs First Offering” by...

Landscape Fine Art Photography,Tree, Snow “Springs First Offering” by International Photographer Kit Hedman

Prints available in multiple sizes HERE Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting,“WINDOW OF ABUNDANCE” by...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting,“WINDOW OF ABUNDANCE” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 24"x24" Mixed Media on Cradled Panel/Available Read more ...

Bloomfield House / FGR Architects

Bloomfield House / FGR Architects

© Peter Bennetts Architects: FGR Architects Location: Ascot Vale, Australia Area: 420.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Peter Bennetts Contractor: ID Property Interior... Read more ...

Sketches at Okcheonam Temple with Lotus Lanterns

Sketches at Okcheonam Temple with Lotus Lanterns

/ panoramic view of Okcheonam Temple, pencil and watercolor / looking up the temple complex inside the gate, pencil and watercolor Rock-carved Seated Bodhisattva in Bodogak... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting,“WINDOW OF ABUNDANCE” by...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting,“WINDOW OF ABUNDANCE” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 24"x24" Mixed Media on Cradled Panel/Available Read more ...

Tall Mixed Media Abstract Painting "Inner Glow" by Santa Fe Contemporary...

Tall Mixed Media Abstract Painting "Inner Glow" by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

This long narrow painting has copper particles embedded into the surface and then a patina creates a rich glow. The crackles radiate with color. My synesthesia played a part as... Read more ...