, Marion Rivolier is a scenographer (stage and set designer) and Fine Artist living and working in Paris, France She is also responsible for the sketching program at the école d architecture de la ville et des territoires in Marne la Vallée Her work includes public and private exhibit and theater design.
, Inauguration Day before the demonstration in Lower Manhattan, waiting room at the audiologist, waiting for my husband On the F train in Manhattan, on the way to the Inauguration Day protest Brooklyn, Stephen reading the New York Times in our kitchen Blog Day Books [Brooklyn] blog
, [By James s, Lakeland, Florida] Many of you know that Patti and I moved to Siesta Key, Florida one month ago As Hurricane Irma threatened the area, store shelves emptied and gasoline supplies ran out, we put our daughter on a plane and made our way inland and upland to Lakeland, just east of
, Instructor Robyn Bauer Description As living creatures, we are naturally d n to life, both animal and plant In an ideal world there are many green spaces in our cities but quite apart from this there are hints of the natural world in the most urban of spaces The city is a living organism underneath the
, Our church in Fresno is having a car show today in the parking lot, and I was asked to go down there and do a couple sketches I made sure to get down there early, and then get out of there before it reaches today s high of That s the thing about sketching in the Central Valley you ve got to sketch
, Caffarena is a very small village in Appennino, in the Liguria countryside When I lived there for many months, I carried my sketchbook with me all the time to try to understand the people and place It is a magic place, with magic people These are sketches of this wonderful period of my life I studied dialect
, [By Tina Koyama in Seattle] I look forward to Seattle s Obon festival each y A Buddhist event to honor ancestors and loved ones who have died, Obon (also called Bon Odori) is a time of celebration that includes dancing in the street, literally Here s the back story Long ago, a man was grieving his
, Aerial and colour perspective are important tools to create depth and atmosphere in a sketch Rather than architectural perspective, this demo is focused on the perspective effect that can be achieved through contrasts of line, texture, temperature etc to create meaningful and evocative sketches.
, [By Veronica Lawlor in New York City, USA] Monday, ember , was a march and boycott strike to protest the American presidential election, organized by the Nationwide Women and Allies In New York City, the (mostly) women marched from Columbus Circle to Trump Tower, right up to the barricades
, [By James s in Fort Worth, TX.] The design sketching workshop we led for Washington State University s School of Design and Construction provided a springboard for Patti and I to tour some of the great landscapes of America s Mountain West, including the Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Glacier
, Presenter Briggs This lecture will focus on how a sense of place can be captured through sketching and subsequently used as a design tool to improve our built environment I will look at examples of how my own work demonstrates the process of observing context both the physical and social.
, Scribbling and dotting into a sketchbook, while trying not to make a scene, has become an almost daily activity for me while commuting between Manhattan and Brooklyn Over the past months, I have started turning my train ride into my own private d ing playground This is my first post here and I am
, Honored with the and KRob architectural delineation award for Best Travel Sketch and the Gabriel Prize fellowship in Architecture, Seattle based Stephanie Bower is a professional architectural illustrator, teacher, watercolor artist, and globetrotting sketcher Stephanie graduated in both
, In other things I did while I was in the city I sketched from the top of a building, looking down I miss living high up in an apartment above a city You can while away a long time just watching things go by on the streets below And I ate a big crepe for breakfast And found out that you can have too much
Mar , By Javier de Blas in Tindouf, Algeria ruary , Ahmet, Shabu s father, celebrates my arrival with the slaughter of a little goat Although I m pretty much a vegetarian, I m grateful for the hospitality and I witness the ritual One must not be as scrupulous as those who, like myself, live under the
, Borobudur I Borobudur II My recent sketching trip to Borobudur in early , on top of the temple of Borobudur was not allow to d by using any of the water base media including Chinese ink, luckily i still have a Pentel ink refill brush pen with me to complete the pieces joint
, Vicente Sardinha is an engineer by training and a teacher by profession For years he has been teaching geometry to art students He is an active member of Urban Sketchers Portugal since and a co founder of évoraSketchers in He travels a lot in Portugal and Spain to participate in
, I saw this stand at the B floor meeting place Several bottles are usual in big hospital But a small machine was connected to the hose The number of the ringer and the complicated lines seemed like that the illness of the patient was not light Some friends visited him It s not easy to d the patient looking
, [By Kumi Matsukawa, in Tokyo, Japan] I visited Alex Moulton s bicycles exhibition at Itochu artsquare in Tokyo There you can see of variety of his unique, cool and fascinating old and new series there for free! At that day, I didn t bring my usual sketch gear so instead, I sketched one using sharp point
, Picking up our absentee ballots at the Brooklyn Board of Elections Voting took a great deal of effort this year The exit signs are a little vague Blog Day Books [Brooklyn] blog cafés Sharon Frost subways SHARE AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to
, Thank you very much Maike! I love sketch and paint They are really masters, and I like exercise more and learn from the life Veronica, Rolf, Virginia, Kumi and Olha! Thank you It s always a pleasure to hear from you and see your beautiful sketches Reply Delete commenter avatar Marisa Ortún more
, The quote above is from the great Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and I was happy to find it in The Lighthouse, in Glasgow, on a recent trip It was in that city that I thankfully also found some black d ing ink The day prior, I had created two yucky d ings using green ink the only ink I had
, Cost of living there must be high Yet when I look at those Cost of Living charters, I see that Singapore is higher than Hong Kong However, I can t find a place in Hong Kong that sells a bowl of noodles cheaper than I can easily find in Singapore That s weird Below are selected sketches from the I drew.
, [by José Louro in Loulé, Portugal] MED Festival hosted in Loulé, Algarve These d ings were made in y I was part of a group that was invited by the Loulé Town Hall to do reportage d ing These d ings are just before the festival start, when you can see how everything works to everything
, Robyn Bauer has had two art books of her work published, D ing Brisbane An Artist s Journal in and Florilegium in She has an Honours degree in Fine Art from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma of Education from Queensland University of Technology She ran her
, [by Inma Serrano in Seville, Spain] New projects are on the way Recently I was invited to d during the developing process of a new LP by O Sister Their songs are a tribute to the American music of the s, when dixie and swing were in their golden decade Among their ideas, they want to recover the
, [By Gabi Campanario in Seattle] I rarely sketch the same subject twice, let alone three times, over a short period of time But that s what happened recently when I drew the Arthur Foss, a historic tugboat moored on Seattle s Lake Union What does it mean that I drew the same boat three times within just a