T&T Thursday

T&T THURSDAY

Are You Ready? By Barbara Weeks It looks like there's a light at the end of the Covid tunnel! During the pandemic Urban Sketchers-Chicago...

Neither Snow nor Sleet nor

NEITHER SNOW NOR SLEET NOR

Let's Sketch! Be Intrepid Sunday, April 11 12 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Gail Dokucu , Urban Sketchers Chicago Our guest hosts this week...

 
 
 
Hindsight Forward

HINDSIGHT FORWARD

Let's Sketch! Redo That View Sunday, April 4 12 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Gail Dokucu and Urban Sketchers Chicago Among artists past...

T&T Thursday!

T&T THURSDAY!

People Who Need People By Barbara Weeks Often in urban sketching we focus on the architecture or landmarks we encounter to tell the...

 
 
 
Seeing Spring

SEEING SPRING

Let's Sketch! Signs of Spring Sunday, March 28 12 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Gail Dokucu , Urban Sketchers Chicago and Guest Host, Kris...

Let There Be Light

LET THERE BE LIGHT

Let's Sketch! Let There Be Light Sunday, March 2112 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Gail Dokucu , Urban Sketchers Chicago and Guest Host, Kari...

 
 
 
T&T Thursday!

T&T THURSDAY!

Composition is a Big Word-PART TWO By Alex Zonis What if you have become so interested in composition that you want to dig deeper?...

It is the Best of Times, It is the

IT IS THE BEST OF TIMES, IT IS THE

Let's Sketch! Best of CovidtineSunday, March 1412 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Evelyn Brody and Urban Sketchers Chicago USk Chicago marked...

 
 
 
Can Spring Be Far Behind?

CAN SPRING BE FAR BEHIND?

Let's Sketch! Thinking GreenSunday, March 7 12 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Paul Ingold and Urban Sketchers Chicago Spring isn't here yet,...

Composition is a Big Word-PART ONE

COMPOSITION IS A BIG WORD-PART ONE

By Alex Zonis Composition can be difficult to teach. Do this, don't do that... Unless you want to deliberately break the rules, then...

 
 
 
Seeing the Light

SEEING THE LIGHT

Let's Sketch! Winter Light Sunday, February 28 12 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Brian Wright , and Urban Sketchers Chicago As we begin to...

What's Your Background?

WHAT'S YOUR BACKGROUND?

Let's Sketch! Backgrounds Sunday, February 14 12 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Anna Rappaport , Gail Dokucu , and Urban Sketchers Chicago This...

 
 
 
Ta Da!

TA DA!

By Barbara Weeks It's that time of year when the USk Chicago team usually starts planning in ernest for our annual seminar. Well, obviously,...

Strut Your Stuff

STRUT YOUR STUFF

Let's Sketch! Choose an Artist Style Sunday, February 712 PM - 3 PM CST Hosted by Gail Dokucu , Carla Milano Nelson and Urban Sketchers...

 
 
 
Think Negative

THINK NEGATIVE

Let's Sketch! Stop, Look, and See Sunday, January 3112 PM - 3 PM Hosted by Evelyn Brody and Urban Sketchers Chicago To you make positive...

Zoom X 2

ZOOM X 2

Let's SketchZoomin' InSunday, January 2412 PM - 3 PM Hosted by Gail Dokucu , Urban Sketchers Chicago and Guest Host Michele Perrin This...

 
 
 
Cozy Up and Sk

COZY UP AND SK

Let's SketchHyggeSunday, January 1712 PM - 3 PM Hosted by Gail Dokucu , Urban Sketchers Chicago and Guest Host Rachel Grossman , Hygge...

Do You Hear What I See?

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I SEE?

Let's SketchMusic to My EyesSunday, January 1012 PM - 3 PM Hosted by Jason McInnes , Gail Dokucu , and Urban Sketchers Chicago Details While...

 
 
 
Let's Get the Party Started!

LET'S GET THE PARTY STARTED!

Let's SketchInspiration CollectionSunday, January 312 PM - 3 PM Hosted by Joann Harling , Gail Dokucu , and Urban Sketchers Chicago Details...

Out with the Old and In with the New?

OUT WITH THE OLD AND IN WITH THE NEW?

Let's SketchOld and NewSunday, December 2712 PM - 3 PM Hosted by Kris Van Stockum , Gail Dokucu , and Urban Sketchers Chicago Details...

 
 
 



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 ...

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

An open and collective architecture, rich in symbolism, and at the same time adaptable and reusable. The TerraMater Store / RENESA Architecture Design Interiors Studio. Image ©... Read more ...

Google Maps to Start Showing Routes With the Lowest Carbon Footprint

Google Maps to Start Showing Routes With the Lowest Carbon Footprint

App update provides CO2 emission data on chosen routes. The Google Maps application will direct drivers to more eco-friendly routes that generate the lowest carbon footprint... Read more ...

The Long History of Those Who Fought to Save the Animals

In “Beloved Beasts,” Michelle Nijhuis tells the stories of the men and women who have fought to rescue endangered animals from extinction. Read more ...

Decades After His Death, Richard Wright Has a New Book Out

“The Man Who Lived Underground,” a novel publishers rejected in the 1940s, is about an innocent Black man forced to confess to the murder of a white couple. Read more ...

Put Down Your Book. It's Time to Act Out

With playhouses closed, theater fans have taken drama into their own hands and mouths, forming play reading groups online and off. Read more ...

The Triumph of the Celebrity Endorsement

Shilling stars used to be accused of “selling out.” Now they're hailed as savvy investors and giving the performances of their careers. Read more ...

The Woman Who Made Vincent van Gogh

Neglected by art history for decades, Jo van Gogh-Bonger, the painter's sister-in-law, is finally being recognized as the force who opened the world's eyes to his genius. Read more ...

A 3D-Printed Majlis and Suspended Cliff Platforms: 9 Unbuilt Projects...

A 3D-Printed Majlis and Suspended Cliff Platforms: 9 Unbuilt Projects Submitted to ArchDaily

Courtesy of AArchitectsOffice This week's curated selection of Best Unbuilt Architecture highlights cultural structures submitted by the ArchDaily Community. From pavilions to... Read more ...

Casa P / Orma Architettura

Casa P / Orma Architettura

20137 Porto-Vecchio, France Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Julien Kerdraon Photographs: David Giancatarina Area: 135.0 m2 Read more ...

Church of St. Georg in Hebertshausen / Heim Kuntscher Architekten und...

Church of St. Georg in Hebertshausen / Heim Kuntscher Architekten und Stadtplaner

Heim Kuntscher Architekten und Stadtplaner Location: Hebertshausen, Bavaria, Germany Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Florian Holzherr Read more ...