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The Royal Crescent, Bath, England


Travelsketching while on the trip forces you to slow down and savor a time and place, flipping through sketchbook journals after the trip rekindles the feeling of a place better than just photos. TheTravelsketcher has discovered that doing a sketch … Continue reading

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A quick sketch of Crichton Castle


I did this in about 10 minutes as an experiment with a technique to make travel sketching easy and teachable.

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Some travel sketching tips,


So where do you begin travel sketching? Let’s start with a few tips I have found along the way. Have a focal point. What is it about the scene before you that makes you want to sketch it? I learned … Continue reading

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The travel sketchers kit, Part 2


Your travel size paint set will most likely come with a paintbrush that is actually quite serviceable for the travel sketcher. Artists tend to love their brushes, some to the point of compulsiveness. There is nothing wrong with that that, … Continue reading

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The Travel Sketchers Kit, Part 1


I am obsessive about packing light for travel. So when it comes to a kit for travel sketching it must be compact, easy to carry, and functional. There are times when I tuck pencils, paints, markers, pads, and such into … Continue reading

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Travel Sketching, why you should give it a try


  The experience, the moment, and the memories are why travel sketching enhances any journey, be it across the globe or across your neighborhood. Sketching requires that you slow down and embrace the place and the moment. The sketcher is … Continue reading

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