Atelier USk : Atelier "Line to Color" à Orange County, CA

Line to Color Workshop is back this year with a return visit to Orange County, California June 14-16, 2019. Join us for a wonderful weekend of sketching and learning in San Juan Capistrano and Laguna Beach, California. Get inspired by the beautiful landscape and ruins of Mission San Juan Capistrano and waters of the Pacific Ocean. […]

Lignes de danse : Dessin à l'encre sur les lieux, les gens, les endroits et les choses

Les mondes s'entrechoquent et l'encre éclabousse lorsque le dessinateur urbain Kiah Kiean Ch'ng, de Penang, en Malaisie, et Melanie Reim, de New York, aux États-Unis, unissent leurs forces pour proposer un atelier puissant où le dessin au trait est roi. La passion et le processus de dessin de l'architecture et des personnes et la combinaison des deux, avec les fameuses brindilles artisanales de KK et les [...] de Melanie, seront au rendez-vous.

Nous avons marché pour l'espoir

[By members of Urban Sketchers Seattle at the Women’s Marches in Seattle and Olympia] Tina Koyama: I am generally not politically vocal. I prefer one-on-one conversations to public expression. Whenever possible, I avoid large crowds. But I have deep concern about the U.S. being led by a man whose values support so many things I […]

Sketching à Tacoma !

[Gail Wong, Gabi Campanario et Virginia Hein] Le week-end dernier, plus de 150 amateurs de croquis urbains ont convergé vers le centre-ville de Tacoma, dans l'État de Washington, pour la quatrième édition annuelle du West Coast Urban Sketch Crawl. Les croqueurs sont venus de toute la côte ouest des États-Unis, de la Californie au Canada, et plusieurs de l'Arizona ! Les organisatrices locales Frances Buckmaster, Kate Buike et [...]

Un bus de tourisme Kenworth de 1937 pour Flaf

[By Gail Wong in Seattle, WA]I always wondered how Florian, Lapin and Gabi were  able to make these beautifully exaggerated drawings of cars and boats.  So thanks to the tip on drawing, I tried my hand on this 1937 Kenworth Red Tour Bus that was sitting in the Longmire Historic District right in front of […]

Avantages des urban sketchers

[By Gail Wong, Suhita Shirodkar and Laurie Wigham on the Stanford University Campus, Palo Alto, CA, USA] Urban Sketchers has created an international family of sketching friends.  It is always a great opportunity to meet new people at the symposiums or to touch base with sketcher friends as one visits different parts of the world. While […]

Enfin un train léger à Seattle !

[By Gail Wong in Seattle, WA, USA]Seattle is a city that deliberates for years before getting anything passed by the voters.  For years we’ve had discussions, studies, votes on how to deal with our transportation issues in the metropolitan area and how it links to nearby outlying neighborhoods and towns.  Traffic is very bad here […]

Interior Panoramas

[By Gail Wong in Seattle, WA, USA]The landscape  5.5″ x 8.5″ watercolor sketchbook lends itself rather well to a panoramic view, when opened fully and drawn over two pages.  This is the case with the  interior view of the Seattle Central Library.  I was there for a lecture and purposefully went down earlier so I […]

Sketching Sketchers

[By Gail Wong from Seattle, WA]One of the fun things about the Urban Sketchers Symposiums are the Drink and Draws after a long day of workshops.  Here you get to know sketchers from all over the world, have dinner, drinks and share sketches or sketch each other.  Being an architect, I draw buildings and spaces […]