What's New?

Hey friends of Studio 56,

In January 2023,  über sketcher, architectural illustrator and author, Stephanie Bower will be teaching a 5-day workshop in the cobbled streets and leafy parks of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico! For more info click HERE.

In June Stephanie will be teaching an exciting 5-day vacation workshop in Oxford, Bath and Stonehenge!  Imagine checking Stonehenge off your sketching bucket list??? For more information click HERE.


Also, Pat Southern Pearce will be teaching a vacation workshop in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada in September 2023. Deep in the heart of wine country, Niagara-on-the-Lake is well known for streets lined with flower beds, charming shops and restaurants and immaculate neighbourhoods. For more info about this exciting workshop click HERE.

Also in September, Florence, the epicentre of western art will be our home during an exciting 5-day workshop taught by super talented, Hazel Soan. We will paint a piazza, a palace, a garden, a bridge, San Gimignano and the leaning Tower of Pisa! For more info, click HERE.


Then in November, artist, author and the co-founder of Sketchbook Skool, Koosje Koene, will be teaching a 5-day workshop in Malta! For more info click HERE.

Free Stuff in January

You're invited to sketch along with Brenda Murray during her FREE DEMO on Friday January 20 at 1:00EST. We will be sketching a view of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence and one of the gorgeous lion statues in the piazza nearby. Click HERE to get your free ticket. 

And you're invited to a free interview on Sat Jan 28 at 1:00pm EST (New York time) with Washington-based watercolor artist, Ron Stocke, who will talk about his book, En Plein Air: Watercolor and will show lots of examples of his work from the book. And we will be doing a DRAW FOR A FREE BOOK! Click HERE to get your free ticket.

Stay safe everyone! Looking forward to seeing you soon  :)

Cheers, 

Brenda