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Sketch New Orleans with Ian Fennelly

Fabulous Dream Vacation Workshop with Ian Fennelly in New Orleans Nov 2019!

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Sketch Now, Think Later: An Interview with Mike Daikubara

Mike Daikubara


Studio 56 is working in collaboration with urban sketcher, Mike Daikubara
"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.

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Creativity and Mental Health: An Interview with Ian Fennelly

Ian Fennelly

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.

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Finding the Perfect Sketching Throne

Brenda Murray

Urban sketcher Brenda MurrayBrenda 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.

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Urban Sketching Tips from Scientific Illustrator, Oliver Hoeller

Oliver Hoeller

Scientific Illustrator Oliver Hoeller shares his urban sketching tips during an interview with Brenda Murray.“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.”

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