"It's not so much a system as a philosophy," Mike Daikubara explained of his book Sketch Now, Think Later. It's about time savings and keeping things simple for urban sketchers who enjoy sketching but don't have a lot of time.
Taking an art workshop helps foster a sense of connectedness with the world around us. Students realize that they are part of something bigger than themselves—that they are living in a connected world and that they are connected to that world, and that the world is a beautiful and interesting place when we really start to look at it.
Brenda Murray sets out on a quest for the perfect sketching throne. It is the Goldilocks of decisions. It must not be too heavy, nor too tall, not too low, nor too big. Herein she shares her findings.
“The idea that we draw exactly what is there is too simplistic,” he explains. “We are rearranging reality as soon as we make a sketch. We edit. We don’t draw everything. We have a personal take on reality.”