Being an USK symposium instructor

August 26, 2016 | 5 Comments

Following on from a description of what I taught in the Manchester Urban Sketchers Symposium, I want now to write about what it is like to be an instructor. It is always an enormous honour and privilege to teach at a USK Symposium – definitely a highlight of my year! I run my own 1...


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...