Part Two of my account of sketching in Artform, Co. Waterford
Artform, ann art school in Dunmore East, is the perfect location for an urban sketching workshop, and I taught there for three days in July.
We don’t often get warm, dry weather in Galway, but when we do, it really is paradise around here.
New Dates! Urban Sketching in Watercolour for Beginners August 21st-25th 2023…Plus – The Verdicts Are In!
I will conduct a new live online course, Urban Sketching in Watercolour For Beginners, from 21st to 25th August 2023.
Thinking of attending my Urban Sketching In Watercolour course for beginners? Here is the kit you will need
Today was the last day the kids I teach could submit the paintings they had done for the Texaco Art Competition. This competition has been going for decades in Ireland: many Irish adults still bear the scars. When this year’s competition was announced back in January, a few people were talking about it on Twitter.…
I was in Porto, Portugal, last year when this year’s Urban Sketching Symposium location was announced. It would take place in Amsterdam. “You should consider staying in Haarlem,” said Anne Rose Oosterbaan, one of the many Dutch sketchers in Porto. “It’s very pretty, cheaper than Amsterdam – and only twenty minutes away by train.” That…
At Taekwon-Do last night, the instructor took us though kicking moves. He explained the stance we should be taking and the part of the foot we needed to deliver maximum impact. We are beginners, so he found fault with one or other aspect of our moves. “You’re focusing on the destination,” he said. “Focus instead…
PREMIUM. When it comes to bringing out the beauty of watercolour, good timing is of the essence. Five easy techniques, with practice will enable the best from this beautiful medium.
PREMIUM – Sometimes when you’re sketching you have to get it right first time. Here I share some of the tips I’ve picked up to make sure I don’t need a second chance.