PREMIUM Lots of us would love to capture a few memories on holiday in a sketch, but what do we bring with us, and how do we keep everyone happy?
PREMIUM A beautiful sky is the most effective way to add atmosphere to your sketch; all kinds of cloud conditions can be realistically depicted with the aid of a few simple techniques.
PREMIUM. A commission to draw hospital staff from life in University College Hospital was rewarding but challenging – for me and my sitters, who were not used to sitting still.
PREMIUM article. Sketching people moving is one of the biggest challenges you’ll face as an urban sketcher. But don’t despair – there are lots of ways to make it easier.
PREMIUM post. Children are natural cartoonists. There are a few tips I’ve learned that will make it easier for children to get more out of the comic strips they invent.
Here are 25 urban sketching tips for you to consider when you are out in the field. They include some things you should be doing and some you shouldn’t.
PREMIUM article. When you think you have no time to sketch, just draw in the cracks!. I explain.
PREMIUM article. I talk about why we should learn to draw accurately and how to approach this
Róisín Curé gives her 20 tips for urban sketching
Róisín discusses why it can be difficult to start painting in the field and how to overcome this.