Before making thumbnails, even before making decisions about what you want to include in your drawing, the most important thing a beginner can do to improve a composition is to ensure that the drawing will be made in the same proportion as the reference or view that’s being drawn. A viewcatcher makes this easy.
One of the best ways to learn is by making mistakes. In this post, I talk about how I self-critique when my art fails.
It may seem like thinking about safety takes the fun out of sketching, but being prepared is better than being sorry. Here are 15 tips for staying safe while urban sketching.
Today I talk about how to ask questions to find a location for urban sketching that tells a story. I’ve included a free printable you can put into your sketchbook as a reference!
I live in a fairy tale town. There are so many interesting historical places to sketch that I never get tired of taking out my sketchbook! Join me for a walk through the downtown area while I show you some of the buildings that I love. Then we take a peek into my backpack to
What is urban sketching? How do you get started? Let’s go back to the basics and talk about storytelling with urban sketching.