Workshop Instructor: James Richards, United States

Jim is a national award-winning urban designer and
author, artist and educator.  He is the
author of the book Freehand Drawing and
Discovery:  Urban Sketching and Concept
Drawing for Designers,
published by John Wiley & Sons, and his works
have been featured in numerous books, design publications, group and solo
exhibitions internationally.  His most
recent exhibition, “Hemingway’s Cuba,” was shown in Hemingway’s home outside
Havana—now a national museum—during the 2015 Havana Art Biennial. He is a
correspondent for USk’s international blog, serves on USk’s Advisory Board, and
founded Urban Sketchers Texas.  He’s also
the instructor for Crafty’s online course, “Essential
Techniques for Sketching the Energy of Places.”
Jim travels globally
promoting the “Freehand Renaissance” through sketching workshops and conference
speaking; he has drawn great urban places in over 40 countries around the world.



Workshop 7: Capturing the Crowd:  People in Public Spaces 


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