Author Archives: Terry Christopherson

About Terry Christopherson

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

Yes you can Travelsketch! and More! Workshop Feb 8, 2020


Time to start off the 2020 with a workshop. A few sketchers have requested, so I will gladly respond. There is a chance that this may be the only workshop for 2020. As many of you know, there is a … Continue reading

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Last week at Pen Ink and Paint


Actually this is for the last TWO weeks, thanks to Christmas and New Years. The holidays were enjoyable but as usual I am glad to move on into the new year. An inquiry from Instagram reminded me that I don’t … Continue reading

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Last week at Pen Ink and Paint


The allure of Sumi-e style painting has not worn off. I like the delicate colors and scenes, as well as often finding the inspiration internally rather than painting from what is in front of me. The old Sumi-e painters said … Continue reading

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A busy week in theTravelsketcher world


The highlight of the week was Saturday’s workshop, Yes! You can travelsketch! Thanks to Lori we had a great venue, her beautiful home, she even provided a full spread of appetizers and beverages, thank you so much. From the feedback … Continue reading

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Travel and art – it’s all about the journey


When we travel the trip begins with the discussion of where to go, often a year before we board a plane. Searching maps, checking hotels and trains, rental cars and restaurants, are all part of the thrill of travel. A … Continue reading

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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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