The 8th Urban Sketchers Symposium took place in Chicago, USA.
26-29 July 2017
We welcomed 570 urban sketchers from 34 countries!
Some instructors shared their workshop handouts. You can download them here!
PROGRAMMING, FACULTY AND SCHEDULE
8th International Urban Sketchers Symposium Schedule (https://goo.gl/iMQMvt).
Workshops Schedule (https://goo.gl/LF3Hz2)
you buy a Workshops Pass you will be able to choose a total of 4
workshops to attend. You’ll need to have you choice ready when you
Demonstrations Schedule (https://goo.gl/6Cfz8O)
participants will be able to choose one demo to attend. We know one is
very hard to choose…! But we lowered the number of participants per
demo so you can have a better experience.
* Demonstrations without link to description are given by workshop instructors.
Take a look at their workshop proposal to know more about their work.
|D1||Peggy Wong||3 Basic Book Binding For Beginners|
|D2||Eduardo Bajzek||The Potencial Of Pencil Sketching|
|D3||Norberto Dorantes||Dynamic Ink|
|D4||Lisa Flahive||Capturing Chicago’s Rhythm and Energy|
|D5||Asnee Tasna||SOFT SKETCH|
|D6||Delphine Priollaud||From splashes to lines|
|D7||James Richards||Dynamic Depth|
|D8||Jane Blundell||Things To Consider When Choosing Watercolors For Sketching|
|D9||Jason Das||Sketching as Improvisation|
|D10||João Catarino||What we see between mirrors|
|D11||José Louro||Draw Less (buildings) Show More (people)|
|D12||Kiah Kiean||Sketch The City With Twig And Chinese Ink.|
|D13||Lapin||Big Head Portraits|
|D14||Liz Steel||Sketch And Sip: How To Sketch Hot Beverages On Location Without Them Going Cold|
|D15||LK Bing||Sketching Spontaneously In Mixed Media|
|D16||Marion Rivolier||Capturing Space through colored Values|
|D17||Nélson Paciência||DISTORTED drawings from everyday people|
|D18||Nina Johansson||Sketching with complementaries|
|D19||Pat Southern Pearce||In line and colour on a tonal ground with lettering|
|D20||Paul Wang||Sketching Dangerously – Turning Happy Mistakes Into Expressive Movement|
|D21||Renato Palmuti||Warm and cold Grays|
|D22||Rob Sketcherman||Urban Sketching with an iPad Pro|
|D23||Shari Blaukopf||Triad Symphony: Using A Limited Palette In Watercolour|
|D24||Simo Capecchi||All In One Page. My Work As A Back-Columnist|
|D25||Stephanie Bower||Watery Reflections|
|D26||Suhita Shirodkar||Quick Capture|
|D27||Uma Kelkar||Abstraction in Watercolors|
|D28||Veronica Lawlor||Mental Canvas software|
|D29||Virginia Hein||Painting with Light|
|D30||William Cordero||Textures In The City|
|L1||Mark Leibowitz||What’s in Your Pocket?|
|L2||Tapas Mitra||Urban sketching ground rules in art|
|L3||Rita Sabler||Urban Sketching as a Voice of Resistance: Documenting Protests and Political Dissent through Sketches|
|L4||Hugo Costa||A fresh drawing everyday|
The registration site is live! Click this link for the registration site: https://uskchicago2017.eventbrite.com/
Are you interested in the full learning and social experience of the Symposium?
The Workshops Pass gives you access to the full educational event, including the Welcome Reception, all of the faculty-led workshops, all lectures, and one demonstration, as well as the Closing Party and social activities.
This pass keeps you busy learning sketching techniques from top artists while visiting with friends old and new.
Are you interested only in the social experience of the Symposium?
The Basic Pass includes access to the Welcome Reception, organized sketchwalks, lectures, and one demonstration, as well as the Closing Party and social activities.
With the Basic Pass, you will have a leisurely experience. You’ll meet everyone for the morning gatherings and then explore Chicago between meeting up with others for sketch crawls twice a day. You’ll be able to meet all the other sketchers during the receptions, lectures, demo, and social activities.
Dates and Prices
Early Bird Registration SOLD OUT!
Opens February 11 at 8 am CST (14:00 GMT)
Workshops pass US $415
Basic pass US $120
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Standard Registration SOLD OUT!
Opens February 18 at 5 pm CST (23:00 GMT)
Workshops pass US $475
Basic pass US $160
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Last day to register: July 11th
There will be no onsite registration in Chicago.