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You Must Ask

YOU MUST ASK

Continuing on my sketchbook investigation of family history and immigration. Often when I'm drawing, I think I'm invisible. People...

Parkland Florida Memorial

PARKLAND FLORIDA MEMORIAL

By Thomas Thorspecken - Orlando FL I spent the morning sketching jury selection for the Noor Salman Trial here in Orlando and then...

 
 
 
Sketching in Caminha

SKETCHING IN CAMINHA

Caminha, a small village North of Portugal, has a river on one side and, on the other side you can see Spain. There we have the notion...

New Kingpin

NEW KINGPIN

The old beast failed it's latest Warrant. We have this thing called a 'Warrant of Fitness', it's a basic test of road worthiness, they...

 
 
 
A Day ‘Well' Spent - Sketching Around Satara

A DAY ‘WELL' SPENT - SKETCHING AROUND SATARA

The urban sketchers of Pune meet every Sunday morning and 150 such meets were done. It was a milestone which the group decided to mark...

Time travel

TIME TRAVEL

On last month's sketchcrawl with the London chapter, I discovered a new part of the city. Three Mills Island is only about 10 minutes'...

 
 
 
In motion and waiting-in-place in Brooklyn and Manhattan

IN MOTION AND WAITING-IN-PLACE IN BROOKLYN AND MANHATTAN

It's true I do a lot of drawing on the subway. Somehow public transportation invites depiction. It must be the combination of motion...

São Paulo shoemaker's eye-catching mess

SÃO PAULO SHOEMAKER'S EYE-CATCHING MESS

I made this drawing of Mr. Mavi, the shoemaker, and his workshop at Paula Ferreira Avenue in São Paulo. I went there to get the zipper...

 
 
 
Espadana complex

ESPADANA COMPLEX

Espadana complex is a beautiful handicraft shops complex on the eastern side of Naqsh-e Jahan square. It also has some coffee shops...

Renters

RENTERS

[by Fred Lynch in Providence, Rhode Island] Continuing on my sketching journey of ancestry and immigration. This is the house where...

 
 
 
Scrapped cars tell stories in Desguace San Miguel

SCRAPPED CARS TELL STORIES IN DESGUACE SAN MIGUEL

[Guest Post by Luz Vega in Arcos de la Frontera] A few days ago a group of sketchers visited the car scrapyard of San Miguel , in Arcos...

Early springtime in Montreal, where it was still winter

EARLY SPRINGTIME IN MONTREAL, WHERE IT WAS STILL WINTER

Some pleasant hours at Montreal's fabulous Cat Café. There are some ground rules: for example, let the cats set the boundaries. Getting...

 
 
 
Road trip scenes from San Francisco to Vancouver

ROAD TRIP SCENES FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO VANCOUVER

[Guest post by Barbara Gao in San Francisco] To mark the occasion of a recent job change, I decided to take on a challenge that has...

Elvas

ELVAS

An orange tree, a centennial olive tree and a path to walk.

 
 
 
Sketches of Youngsanjae Ritual at Bongwonsa Temple, Seoul

SKETCHES OF YOUNGSANJAE RITUAL AT BONGWONSA TEMPLE, SEOUL

The colorful scene of Youngsanjae Ritual ceremony, pen and watercolor, / 400 years old zelkova tree in front of the 3000 Buddhas Hall...

Distant Relatives

DISTANT RELATIVES

[by Fred Lynch in Providence, Rhode Island] Continuing on my sketching journey of ancestry and immigration. My great-grandfather Colburn...

 
 
 
Music masters living in Las Alpujarras

MUSIC MASTERS LIVING IN LAS ALPUJARRAS

Las Alpujarras started to be known abroad by the stay and writings of Hispanist Gerard Brenan ( South From Granada : Seven Years in...

Watercolor cafe

WATERCOLOR CAFE

[by Ekaterina Khozatskaya in Saint-Petersburg, Russia] Cover: Ordinary People cafe Coffee and wine. Water for doggies. Inga at the...

 
 
 
Last day in Hong Kong

LAST DAY IN HONG KONG

8 pages of Moleskine Japanese Album at International Financial Centre or IFC, Hong Kong on the last day after check-in at the Airport...

Melgaço

MELGAÇO

We are running a project with lots of sketchers do draw in Minho, the northest province of Portugal. I spent the weekend sketching...

 
 
 



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 ...

House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

© Anna Nagai Architects: Jun Igarashi Architects Location: Koto, Japan Area: 81632.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Anna Nagai © Anna Nagai Text description provided by the... Read more ...

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운상가에서 바라본 청계천 / pen and watercolor, 32*24 세운옥상에서 본 남산 / pen and watercolor, 15*42 히타종합백화점 /pen and watercolor, 15*21 I think the newly changed Cheonggye Market is a new Urban... Read more ...

20C SPRING Central Park by Maurice Prendergast 9858-1924)

20C SPRING Central Park by Maurice Prendergast 9858-1924)

1901-03 Maurice Brazil Prendergast May Day in Central Park. The artist sometimes includes babies in carriages in his Springtime images. Read more ...

Madonna attr to Italian artist Simone Martini

Madonna attr to Italian artist Simone Martini

Attributed to Simone Martini Maestà In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; & encourages me to... Read more ...

House in the Mountain / Gluck+

House in the Mountain / Gluck+

© Steve Mundinger Architects: GLUCK+ Location: United States Project Team: Shannon Bambenek, Cory Collman, Peter L. Gluck, Charlie Kaplan, Jason LaPointe, Matthew Lawson, James... Read more ...

Splish, Julia Ballenger

Splish, Julia Ballenger

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Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Quadruvium Painting

Contemporary Mixed Media Art, Quadruvium Painting

Click image above for larger view. 17.5"x"x5" x1.5 "Mixed Media on Canvas Read more ...

Showcase: Great Unclean Ones of Nurgle - Trio of Rot by Silvernome

Showcase: Great Unclean Ones of Nurgle - Trio of Rot by Silvernome

Grandfather be praised. Today I wanted to share with you a trio of the most unclean deamons in the Warhammer Universe. More after the jump Read more ...

Llama queen

Llama queen

8 x 8 inches, oil painting on gessoed board Read more ...

3310 Woodland

3310 Woodland

Still painting, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...