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Creative Spaces: Mattias Adolfsson’s Art Studio Sketch

We asked Sketchbook Skool fakulty member Mattias Adolfsson, this week’s teacher in our Polishing kourse, for a peek inside his art studio. What he sent blew us away. That’s the usual reaction to Mattias’s drawings, which take your imagination to …

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Sketchbook Skool Fakulty Art Tips: A Perfect Palette

We recently asked Sketchbook Skool fakulty members for their favorite art tips. We’ve been getting some great ones, and this is definitely one of prettiest as well as most practical! This Sketchbook Skool Fakulty Art Tip comes from Jill Weber, …

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Study Hall: Danny’s Negative Space Homework

This week, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Koosje Koene began teaching her klass in our Polishing kourse. She shared the secret of drawing challenging scenes, like buildings in urban sketches or critters like jackalopes: Draw the negative space first. This technique offers you a different approach to …

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Sketchbook Skool’s Featured Teacher: Koosje Koene

This week’s teacher in the Sketchbook Skool kourse Polishing is Koosje Koene—Sketchbook Skool co-founder, coffee lover, recipe creator, instructor in the food illustration workshop Draw It Like It’s Hot, art supply addict, founder of Draw Tip Tuesday… And, of course, …

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Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Create an Acrylic Background

Happy Valentine’s Day, Sketchbook Skolars! Today, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Koosje Koene is sharing our love of creativity with this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday. In this video, Koosje shows you how to make a beautiful hand-crafted Valentine with an acrylic background. …

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Valentine’s Day, the Sketchbook Skool Way

At Sketchbook Skool, Valentine’s Day isn’t just about who you love, but what you love, and how you express it. So tomorrow is the big day of the year when people express their sentiments for loved ones. For some it’s about …

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Is Hand-Lettering Art?

In a word: Yes. We don’t have any fancy research to prove it, but as they say, one picture is worth a thousand “studies have shown” words. Like this picture of a single word, illustrated by Andrea Joseph, the Sketchbook …

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Study Hall: Koosje’s Graphic Novel Homework

Who hasn’t wanted to be a comic book superhero? In the first week of our Polishing kourse, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory gave a great klass on telling the stories of your life in a series of graphic novel-like sketches. In this week’s …