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USk Workshop: Folding pages, unfolding sk

USK WORKSHOP: FOLDING PAGES, UNFOLDING SK

In this workshop, sketchers will work like Renaissance Researchers looking for clues that connect Palaeontology animals structures...

3RD SAT. APRIL 20 SKETCH CRAWL - Hawthorne Bridge, from OMSI

3RD SAT. APRIL 20 SKETCH CRAWL - HAWTHORNE BRIDGE, FROM OMSI

April 20 - Hawthorne Bridge, from OMSI Let's sketch the Hawthorne Bridge from OMSI!!! image credit: Mark Hansen 10:00am - Meet at Lugano's...

 
 
 
Super sketching day.spring is on the way!

SUPER SKETCHING DAY.SPRING IS ON THE WAY!

We had a wonderful gathering for our March sketchcrawl at the Japanese Memorial Cherry Blossom trees. No Cherry trees were actually...

USk Workshop: How to Improve Drawing People

USK WORKSHOP: HOW TO IMPROVE DRAWING PEOPLE

Join Caroline Parkinson at Coventry Central Library for a morning of drawing people in an urban environment. Drawing people in an urban...

 
 
 
USk Workshop: Using Graphic Novel Techniques in Urban Sk

USK WORKSHOP: USING GRAPHIC NOVEL TECHNIQUES IN URBAN SK

Join Caroline Parkinson at Coventry Central Library for a relaxed, fun day of exploring graphic novel techniques to convey your unique...

Los Rios Street with Urban Sk

LOS RIOS STREET WITH URBAN SK

This sketch was created on Los Rios Street this weekend while attending an event with Los Angeles Urban Sketchers, San Diego Urban...

 
 
 
Not a Bridge. Yet

NOT A BRIDGE. YET

The section of the Wildwood Trail that crosses Burnside is set to be closed later this month, so they can start building the piers...

Painting from a Parked Car

PAINTING FROM A PARKED CAR

When the temperature dips below the 32 degree Fahrenheit mark, watercolors or gouache freeze up and my fingers quit working. And when...

 
 
 
USk Workshop: 10 tools - How to combine weak elements into a strong sk

USK WORKSHOP: 10 TOOLS - HOW TO COMBINE WEAK ELEMENTS INTO A STRONG SK

Join Oliver at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, USA to hone your design-on-the-fly skills! Often we see things that appeal to us -...

Primary colors use experimentation recap

PRIMARY COLORS USE EXPERIMENTATION RECAP

I compare primaries with Stephen Quiller ( Prussian Blue, Quinacridon Rose, and Bismuth Yellow) and HWC (Cadmium Deep Red, Royal Blue,...

 
 
 
Intro to Urban Sketching Workshop

INTRO TO URBAN SKETCHING WORKSHOP

While Rita talked about the background of urban sketching, I sketched some of the participants, in rapt attention.   Then she gave...

Sorolla's Method

SOROLLA'S METHOD

Joaquín Sorolla, Afternoon Sun How did Joaquín Sorolla produce paintings of such dynamically challenging subjects: kids, boats, oxen,...

 
 
 
Saturday Night Live mocked R. Kelly in Gayle King interview sketch: 'Please call me victim'

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE MOCKED R. KELLY IN GAYLE KING INTERVIEW SKETCH: 'PLEASE CALL ME VICTIM'

"Saturday Night Live" took a break from parodies of top lawmakers Saturday night to take aim at R&B singer R. Kelly's recent legal...

Hilarious ROBOT CHICKEN Comedy Sketch Pokes Fun at STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

HILARIOUS ROBOT CHICKEN COMEDY SKETCH POKES FUN AT STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Robot Chicken has a lot of fun at the expense of J.J. Abrams ' Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a stop-motion comedy sketch that they...

 
 
 
Allure of An Early Morning, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

ALLURE OF AN EARLY MORNING, NEW CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE PAINTING BY SHERI JONES

Allure of An Early Morning10x8 oil on cradle panelThe warm winter grasses inspired this painting. I started this with a quick thumbnail...

Chess Marathon

CHESS MARATHON

By Lydia Velarde in San Diego, Koh-i-nor Rapido Sketch Pen and Watercolor. Every year our friend drives down from Los Angeles for a...

 
 
 
Creating in the space between

CREATING IN THE SPACE BETWEEN

When working through sketches and doodles, never underestimade space, espcially the space in between your subject matter. My favorite...

SNL Has the Perfect Follow-Up to Diner Lobster: Presenting the Bodega Bathroom Musical!

SNL HAS THE PERFECT FOLLOW-UP TO DINER LOBSTER: PRESENTING THE BODEGA BATHROOM MUSICAL!

In April 2018, John Mulaney hosted Saturday Night Live when the popular "Diner Lobster" sketch aired. Nearly a year later, he's back...

 
 
 
More Fun with Watercolor - a watercolor portrait sk

MORE FUN WITH WATERCOLOR - A WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT SK

I came across this warm-colored piece of paper, about 6 x 8" and think it probably wasn't watercolor paper, although it's very sturdy...

John Mulaney Knocks ‘Saturday Night Live' Out of the Park for His Second Hosting Stint

JOHN MULANEY KNOCKS ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE' OUT OF THE PARK FOR HIS SECOND HOSTING STINT

John Mulaney returned to host Saturday Night Live for a second time this weekend. He's a veteran of the late night sketch show, and...