Workshop: Sketch Now Think Later

Looking for the perfect subject, angle, composition, materials and tools to use etc can take lots of time and bog you down even before you start sketching. This approach is to bring these down to the essentials of a few tools, few techniques and few approaches so you can enjoy what you like to do […]

Japonya'daki Isiwari Jinja (Tapınak) - 石割神社

[By Mike Daikubara at Ishiwari Jinja]  Last month I visited my father in Japan for a short 1 week visit and we took a trip to Lake Yamanaka in Yamanashi prefecture (about 2 hours from Tokyo). It’s a place we used to come often when I was a child during the summer time for it’s cool […]

Kitap incelemesi: Mike Daikubara'nın Şimdi Çiz, Sonra Düşün kitabı

[By Tina Koyama in Seattle] Urban Sketchers correspondent and symposium instructor Mike Daikubara has done it again – published another fantastic book. Self-published, his other books are collections of his work by topic or travel location, such as the one I reviewed a few years ago about his journey along Boston’s Freedom Trail. This time, his […]

Boston Workshop – 1 Additional class on July 15th (Saturday)

Update (July 7th)  As of this morning, the workshop Sold out! Thank you for all your interest in this workshop! miked —— Hello, It’s been one week since my last 2 workshops and I had a great time meeting local sketchers and sketching our beautiful city! Since I’ve had more people that wanted to take […]

ŞİMDİ ÇİZ SONRA DÜŞÜN (W16) atölye katılımcıları

Hello Sketch NOW think later (W16) Symposium workshop participants: I wanted to send out a quick note to the people that have signed up for my workshop in July. First of all, thank you! I’m super excited to have the privilege to teach at this year’s symposium. 2nd: just last week I was in Chicago […]

İngiltere Gezisi Bölüm 3 - Final! : Liverpool, Edinburgh ve Glasgow

[By Mike Daikubara in UK] The day after the USk Symposium, my family and I headed to Liverpool to spend a day touring around the renowned birth place of the Beatles.  I haven’t listened to the Beatles in a while but listening to albums such as Abby Road on the train ride to Liverpool quickly […]

İngiltere Gezisi Bölüm 2: USk Manchester!

  [Manchester, İngiltere'den Mike Daikubara tarafından] Bölüm 1'den devam. Londra'dan Manchester'a giden Virgin trenine bindik ve bu sefer Thames bağlantı treninin aksine 1. sınıf koltuklarımız ayrılmıştı! Yolculuk da oldukça keyifliydi! Tren istasyonundan yürüyerek varış noktamız olan INNSIDE oteline [...]

Mercedes for Flaf

[By Mike Daikubara in Westwood, MA] For the past few weeks I kept on driving by this beautiful car near my house and couldn’t stop thinking about Flaf. Last Saturday morning I finally got to sit real close to the car like he would have and got a sketch. I may have gone overboard with […]