Urban Sketching blogs

I always find it interesting to see what other Urban Sketchers do- what style they use, what subjects they choose, and how they personalise their work. Check out the link to see just a few examples of the amazing work that is out there. So many different styles, and although many are working not in England, I am sure their...

We now have a wonderful programme of sketching sessions arranged over the next few months. I am sure we will all be glad of the opportunity to meet (safely) with others, enjoy the outdoors, and get back to some much loved art work.

This 37 minute piece on You Tube talks you through making a simple sketch in situ, the recommended equipment and the basics of how to establish initially a quick sketch. This is followed by showing the development of working into it with sepia, and finally developing a watercolour. Although the sepia and watercolour are demonstrated in the artists...

Urban sketching ranges in style, media and amount of time spent on each piece! Some sketches are just that- a rapid capturing of a scene viewed in a moment in time. Sketchers have been known to sketch on anything to hand to record an image that appealed. Others are obviously well planned for and display a huge amount of detail....

In this You Tube video, the disccussion talks about what is specific to urban sketching. Well worth a listen.

Pam's blog 

20/01/2021

During lockdown, its not always easy to get out and about to sketch in situ.