Art Deco Weekend in Miami.

 [By Thomas Thorspecken]  The Orlando and Miami branches of Urban Sketchers collaborated to host a sketch crawl at Miami’s 41st Annual Art Deco Weekend on January 21st to the 14th. It is a long drive to Miami and when Pam Schwartz and I arrived, the sketchers were already finishing up a sketch of a beach […]

USk News: New Workshop in Miami

  14 March 2015 Miami: Sketch it on Miami Workshop USk is pleased to announce a new workshop coming 27-29 March, 03-05 April and 10-12 April 2015! Join instructor Norberto Dorentes over three weekends this spring and learn: How to set a point of view How to draw entourage in watercolors How to draw […]

January refreshing

By: Norberto Dorantes, Buenos Aires, Argentina Posted in USK After a long time to post on facebook, flickr I return to Blogger. Nice to continue sharing my work and experiences, thanks for stopping by and commenting. January has been interesting, intense and recovery. A very different start to the year, with the taste of renewal. Not […]

To Florida and back: one concert, one dinner, 3 sketches

I did an impulsive thing. One day I took a quick trip to Ponte Vedra, Florida to see one of my favorite musicians perform. Next day, I flew back. I wanted to sketch Richard Thompson as he was singing and playing his guitar, but a Big Hair eruption in the woman who sat down front […]

South Beach, Miami

I have a week working for The Art Newspaper at Art Basel Miami Beach, the mammoth international art fair in the Miami Convention Center that spills out into other venues around the city. Each daily edition of the paper goes to press late at night, which means that before heading into the office each evening […]

Black Friday – Miami

I did not head to the malls at 6AM like everyone else in the house. I was only convinced that I was missing a sketch opportunity late in the day by Margaret Nolan via facebook. I had already drawn The Miami Herald presses so I should have been satisfied. But when Terry and Elaine said […]