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Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery 18 x 18quot oil on canvas plein air

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery 18 x 18quot oil on canvas plein air


View over Luxembourg from the bar of Sofitel Grand Ducal - oil on polyester film, 8 x 8 cm

Plein air at Kampong Glam

On this next one, I started by creating three different glazes for the sky. Liz and I were discussing mixing more pigment in the palette with little water ...


How to Draw Trees: A Question and Answer

A week in Provence...but I long for a year

Recycle Garden

... Portugal (STP) Oct 18-24, was to draw the best beaches and the best surf waves in the country, and to characterize the diversity of that environment.

Overcoming My Fear of Heights for Gaudí

open hall connected to the Starfield COEX Mall, (29.6 x 42cm), pen and watercolor

[By Don Low, Singapore] Shophouses are my favourite sketching and painting subjects because they are Singapore's very own historical heritage.

Plein Air Monterey

California - Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA

Must-see Seattle

14Aug18_Banff_Kananaskis (4)

Workshop Description: Pat Southern-Pearce

John Ruskin, Ponte dei Pugni a Santa Fosca, 1849

portrait of Zheng Xiong Xiang from China done by Lee Yong Hwan

The first day, I began the discovery of the 57th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale by the Arsenale: some huge buildings full of artistic ...

library, 21 x 29.6cm

Kelly Medford is an American artist who has been working as a plein air painter in Italy since 2005 after attending the Florence Academy of Art. She paints ...

Travels in the Yucatan Peninsula: Mayan Ruins

Bali and Java captured on toned paper

US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA Plot: Section Off, Site 18.

Workshop 18: Shape Shifters: Overcome Complicated Scenes with Dynamic Shapes | Urban Sketchers

Pat Southern-Pearce

Inside the exhibition, it is different, denser, colorful, anchored in the ground. Sheila Hicks is a painter, she paints with her fingers on canvases, ...

... watching the sun go down behind the mountain in the outskirts of Twentynine Palms, a hazy view from the highest point in Joshua Tree National Park, ...

Kelly Medford is a full-time plein air painter and watercolorist living in Italy and runs Sketching Rome Tours since 2012 where she teaches simple and fun ...

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Point Loma, San Diego - Michael McMurray

Inspirational photos of Memorial Day.

Searching for a nice watercolor blue to paint my California sky

I was glad to be invited by Urban Sketchers and the Tourism of Portugal to travel in Alentejo during 6 days for the event Sketch Tour Portugal.

News From The Front


Gibbon's staff, October 28, 1885, by Bishop Gross, at Vancouver Barracks. She was noted for her genial and kindly disposition."

I cobbled together some words highlighting mom's remarkable life followed by a few symbolic spiritual quotes and concluding with the Lord's Prayer.

... we prepare the exhibition of our works during the week which will be hold in the city at Volterra-Detroit Foundation Canter. - Public opening at 18:00.

For all my outdoor demos, I used a large drawing board and 18” x 24” sheets so everyone could see my process.

Cemeteries are full of great examples of weird angles.

Drawing by Lisa Zablocki

I'm not the only artist on the block. I can see an easel in an apartment across the street. As is my habit these days, my setup is portable.

an adjacent market, pen and watercolor, 35.8 x 50.7cm

“Vor Ort” is an exhibition and workshop project celebrating Urban Sketching and is hosted and organized by Landesmuseum (regional museum) Mainz/Germany and ...

Religious Architecture Blends in Goa

sketches at Gwangjang Market, Seoul

I was relieved to see the museum still open and stepped inside to get my body temp back up to normal.

It's shiny oval shape backdropped by dark tree trunks instantly compelled me to draw. The only realistic way for me to have this cutie was to draw it.

I finished the drawing by adding a few written notes to remind myself of different things that have happened on board.

Drawing People on the Move - Pushing Your Sketching Boundaries Berlin 2017


Travel Sketching at the Khmer Temples: Siem Reap and Angkor Wat | Urban Sketchers

And in the final sketch of our subject, I tried to let the yellow-green paint vary in color and sink to the bottom, as if pulled down by gravity...it's ...

It was interesting how many people couldn't resist hiding themselves in the alcoves that the fabric created, before posing for photos in front of this ...

USk Symposium

Fort jadhav gadh..near pune.

Lake Hodges, Direct Painting in Watercolor

Another day, an enormous storm blew in over Sydney Harbour at midday and the usual blues of the sky and water were transformed in a matter of minutes into ...

WATERMARKS - Pushing Your Sketching Boundaries Barcelona 2018

More wonderful work by Yi Bin Liang can be found at her website.

This can be a very satisfying way to paint. The subjects just pop off the page! It feels great when one of these turns out. Though I admit, Direct Painting ...

a scene of outdoor skating and rest area, (21 x 29.6cm), pen and watercolor

Watercolor examples from the instructor:

*Please note: cancellations up to September 10, 2017 will be refunded the full amount minus a cancellation fee of $20.00, and no refunds will be granted ...

a construction materials shop, pen and watercolor

IMG_0683 Mangoes & Oranges

The movement of life

Yup, all sketchers unite at the SMU Green which is a huge wide open piece of greenery at the midst of a bustling street scene! Sketching and being sketched!

Shiloh National Battlefield Park, Tennessee, then and now

London Bridge: London Bridge was named for its original double arched formation. We walked from the land to the tip of this many time as kids.

These were all painted rapidly in a 5 x 8.5" Moleskine Watercolor Notebook. The panoramic spread is perfect for the low profile of South Florida's mangrove ...

Passengers stepped in near me because umbrellas didn't work by the heavy rain ...

mannequins on display inside the department, pencil and watercolor

Quick pictures of a sketchwalk

As I walked through the old powerhouse (above) I could sense the stories of those who worked in it: the toil taken by the extreme heat of summer and the ...

140729 Persaiaran Karpal Singh 28x76cm Watercolour

[Guest post by Erik Madsen in Santa Fe, New Mexico] Located about half way between Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico is the old Spanish village of Las Trampas.

Galle Fort is a bit similar to Paraty in Brasil, but less homogenous with its mix of dutch colonial & art déco houses, srilankan clutter and tourist traps.

Vizcaya is an Italianate mansion with a sprawling formal garden that offers a perfect opportunity for plein air painters. This kind of place, ...

Veterans open up about life out of uniform (46 of 1570)

Left: The saxophonist is given greater definition by using more color and contrast. Yellow creates an atmosphere and expresses a vital emotion.

[Guest post by Eleanor Doughty in Seattle]

Urban(E)Scapes PYSB Rotterdam 2017

A closer view of this impressive structure built in the 18th century by Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni. 225 steps will take you to the top, ...

Kueh Seng Onn Temple Procession

Taking a Rickshaw

One day I was asked by the magazine XXI to make a 30-page graphic report about Flanders, where I come from, and found a theme in the village of Doel, ...

A hybrid of Hindu and Christian architecture in Goa. By dividing up the pages in my sketchbook, I could easily work large or small as needed.