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Category: Art

Memories of Porto

Memories of Porto [By Veronica Lawlor in Porto, Portugal] Porto, that beautiful city in Northern Portugal, and host to the Urban Sketchers Symposium in July. What a magical place and a wonderful experience. A ton of work was waiting for me upon my return to New York City, and I’m only just now able to […]

Exploring Downtown Chicago and Beyond

Exploring Downtown Chicago and Beyond [By Richard Sheppard in Chicago, Illinois]  Accommodations for the Urban Sketchers Symposium can be quite comfortable if you have a friend who’s nice enough to use thousands of accumulated Marriott points. My friend Phil had enough points to score the Blackstone Hotel, just two blocks from the Goodman Center where the Symposium […]

Pink and chartreuse in Iowa

Pink and chartreuse in Iowa [By Marcia Milner-Brage in Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA] It’s a small house, close to the old town downtown. It’s pink. The color app names it to be light salmon or tulip. Neither of those monikers resonate. To me it’s the color of Pepto Bismol or Bazooka bubblegum. Unlike other cities […]

Zero to Hero with iPad+Procreate-Santa Monica, USA

Zero to Hero with iPad+Procreate-Santa Monica, USA     Zero to Hero with iPad+Procreate   Workshop Information 10am – 5pm (with a 1-hour break for lunch) Saturday 16 September, 2017 Santa Monica, USA Instructor: Rob Sketcherman   Workshop Description Sketching and painting on an iPad is relatively new. Artists, illustrators and creatives of all stripes […]