Flashback a Paraty

By Gabi Campanario in Paraty, Brazil That “Five Day Art Challenge” going around on Facebook gave me the push I needed to scan and share the last of my Paraty Symposium sketches. I can’t quite remember what musings I wrote next to the drawings. Hopefully nothing too embarrasing!

Cómo hacer cachaça artesanal en Paraty

por Simo Capecchi en Paraty (Río de Janeiro), Brasil. Fotos de Laurel Holmes. Cuando solicité ser profesora en el v° Simposio, me cautivó la propuesta de esbozar el interior de algunas destilerías de Paraty. La idea del taller de Sketched Reportage era visitar algunos pequeños productores de cachaça para informar sobre la elaboración de la popular [...]

V Simposio Internacional de Urban Sketching/ La alegría de compartir/ Paraty

My work during the first workshop  These are some of my watercolor and charcoal sketches during the 5th USK symposium.  In a restaurant / Paraty      My work during the second workshop (I started with playing with pigments as you see on the left)   My work during the last workshop    Paraty / After […]

Viajes a las islas con un cuaderno de dibujo

Okay, I promise, we smug people who went to the symposium will stop banging on about Brazil eventually. But I haven’t even mentioned the boat trip yet… It was all Brenda’s idea – she’s the kind of person who gets things done. She organised a group, helped sort out a boat, then pep-talked us when […]

My sketches from Paraty!

I am very late for my post on Paraty here but I still want to do it and take this opportunity to thank the symposium committee and local organisers for the unique and wonderful experience. Paraty is such a beautiful small colonial city paved with cobblestones. These are bigger format ink and watercolour work at […]

Perfil del patrocinador del simposio: Strathmore

We are pleased to welcome Strathmore as a Symposium sponsor again this year. Strathmore has participated in two previous events, in Barcelona and in Santo Domingo. Strathmore has been making paper products in the United States since 1892, including fine art papers since 1893.  The new Softcover Art Journals Watch the video to learn more […]

Perfil del patrocinador del simposio: PEN.UP

We are pleased to welcome PEN.UP as a Symposium sponsor for the first time this year. PEN.UP is a creative social network service that allow you to share images and pictures with other people. You can share your imagination and creativity, follow your favorite artists and peers, collect interesting artworks, and leave comments. Visit their […]

Perfil del patrocinador del simposio: Cretacolor

We are happy to introduce Cretacolor pencils from Vienna. Cretacolor will be sponsoring the Urban Sketcher Symposium in Paraty this year for the second time. Cretacolor-Passion Box: A 25-piece Sketching and Drawing Set presented in an exclusive wooden case. ​ Made by Brevilliers, Cretacolor pencils are part of a 150 years old tradition in the making […]

Acerca del 5º Simposio Internacional de Dibujo Urbano

Symposium organizer Fernanda Vaz de Campos, an architect and urban sketcher from São Paulo, talks about our upcoming Symposium in Paraty, Brazil. The video is in Portuguese but information about the event is also available in English at http://paraty2014.urbansketchers.org. Spots for Workshops and Activities are limited. Don’t wait until the last minute to register! Hope […]