Today I went into NYC to sketch with the NYC chapter of Urban Sketchers. Today’s sketch outing was a joint venture with the Urban Sketchers of Indonesia to commemorate the Treaty of Breda, where the Dutch traded Manhattan to the English for a monopoly on nutmeg. We are trading sketches with the Indonesians and this … More NYC Urban Sketching at the Dyckman Farmhouse
I haven’t been posting these daily because I’d rather post them as a group. Most of these Inktober sketches are 5 minute sketches except for the Breakfast Crawl sketch that I snapped a photo of before I added watercolor to it. I start my sketches by checking the Inktober prompt for the day that … More Inktober sketches Days 6 – 12
Yesterday was Patchogue’s 5th Breakfast crawl. I drew my own map of the Breakfast Crawl and submitted it to The Draw and Cook, and it was accepted! You can see the map here: http://www.theydrawandtravel.com/illustrations/10616-breakfast-crawl-5-in-patchogue-new-york John and I bought the 5 ticket crawl so we we only able to sample 5 of the 15 participating … More Breakfast Crawl #5
These sketches were done Wednesday evening at Swell Taco with my sketch group.
I really didn’t want to do Inktober again because I already have a daily sketching habit. I had to come up with something new to make it fun for me. So, my personal Inktober challenge is to add a 5 minute timed sketch to my morning routine. This way, no matter HOW the day went, … More Inktober sketches Days 2-5
I spent over a week researching and working on this map that I did as a very belated Sketchbook Skool Assignment. I was away when the class was “in session” and I mulled over ideas and nothing really inspired me until I saw they were requesting maps for Asia. Then I had to mull that … More Horses and yesterday’s Inktober Sketch
I have a morning ritual where I get my day started with a few habits like exercise, morning pages and I have added a 5 minute timed sketch to the routine. I did this sketch in 5 minutes, all while enjoying my morning cup of java. I look for something on Sktchy that I … More Art with coffee