Author Archives: Terry - theTravelsketcher

About Terry - theTravelsketcher

I sketch, I paint, I travel and eat, that is what my sites are all about.

Adapt your sketching style to the situation


What is your Travelsketching style? Trick question! You need more than one to make it work. Here are some examples of the different styles I have used on this trip to Tokyo and Seoul, with explanations as to why I … Continue reading

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Seoul Sketching and Sumi Enchantment


Monday we flew to Seoul, South Korea, the first time there for both of us. Lots to sketch, but the amazing thing is I bought brushes for Sumi painting, which is so enticing me. Here are sketches and even a … Continue reading

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The first week in Japan


It has been a good week, here are a few sketch so far, some quick, some more refined. The beauty of Travelsketching is that all are good.

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What a fun day


Thanks to the sketchers who joined Tricia and me for a relaxing afternoon of Tricia’s great food, a sip of wine, and of course some sketching. Sketching captures our moments and brings people together – it did today. Check out … Continue reading

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3 Times not to travel-sketch


Yes! I always have something with me so I can sketch, always. Yes! Sketching always beats taking selfies. Yes! Sketching makes travel exponentially more rewarding and memorable. Travel-sketching is all about capturing the moment, slowing down enough to actually look and … Continue reading

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Sketching at the barn


We had a wonderful workshop last Saturday sketching a barn in Mukilteo, at the home of Ana, a generous sketcher and plein air painter. It filled so quickly that I never actually posted it on my site, so for those … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Workshop


We had a great group of sketchers at the Mukilteo Lighthouse. It is always a pleasure to see the work everyone produces, especially those for whom this is the first time they ever sketched. Thank you to all who came, … Continue reading

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