Mixing it up in my palette

August 25, 2016 | 20 Comments

I am in a palette experimental stage at the moment and have no firm decisions to share yet – but this is just to let you know that: 1. Despite loving Schmincke Translucent Orange and Winsor & Newton Naples Yellow I’m just not using them enough for them to remain in my palette. (Sad goodbye…...


Manchester Workshop: Architecture in Edges, Shapes and Volumes – with downloadable handout

August 24, 2016 | 5 Comments
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This year for my Urban Sketchers Symposium workshop I wanted to teach something experimental as I think sketching architecture should be fun and my two previous workshops were more technical. In Paraty I taught ways of thinking about buildings and how to sketch them in a structural way and last year in Singapore I taught...


Last Week: Adjusting to everyday life

August 15, 2016 | 22 Comments

There is always some kind of adjustment when you get back home after a big adventure overseas, isn’t there? I am often re-inspired to try new things (as I wrote about in my post-trip reflections) and to become more serious about documenting my daily life. So I come home motivated to sketch more. But it...