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Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Use India Ink

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene shows you how to think outside of the box by using India ink for sketches. Why draw with India ink and a dip pen? Koosje will tell you all the things that make …

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A Great Quote from a Great Man

Today, as America honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we remember what he said about being creative: it can change the world. So can you, with your art. Start by changing your own world. Be creative. Make some art. Make some mistakes. …

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10 Facts About the #sbsadrawingaday Challenge

We’re on Day 13 of Sketchbook Skool’s #sbsadrawingaday Challenge and just ending Week 2 of A Drawing A Day, the new workshop taught by Veronica Lawlor, and we’re amazed by the artwork you guys are doing! Here are answers to some of …

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Study Hall: Drawing a Vacation

In last week’s Sketchbook Skool Storytelling klass, Danny Gregory gave lessons in how to sketch a road trip (a lot more impressive than postcards and photos). In this Study Hall video, Koosje Koene shares her recent trip to Thailand through her sketches. Taking …

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Creative Spaces: Danny Gregory and Prashant Miranda

Where do you make art? That’s what we asked the Sketchbook Skool fakulty members, and our teachers are giving us a great variety of responses and work spaces. To start, take a look at Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory‘s studio (and please note …

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Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Use Gouache with Pen

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday tutorial, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Koosje Koene teaches you how to draw with a combination of gouache and fineliner pen. What is gouache? It’s a type of watercolor that’s opaque, instead of sheer, and it dries a bit …

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Beginning Again

This is the second week of a new year full of fresh possibilities. It’s also the week after some stumbles: Maybe you made a New Year’s Resolution to do a drawing a day and somewhere at the end of last …

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Student Story: A Year of Self-Portraits

Before the Sketchbook Skool #sbsadrawingaday challenge began on January 1, some SBS students started their own personal drawing challenges. One of the most ambitious was Louise Fletcher‘s self-dare: Drawing a self-portrait every day for a year. That’s right—365 selfies. The Sketchbook …

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Fakulty Chat: Drawing With Friends

Sometimes drawing alone isn’t easy. It’s hard to get motivated, or you’re listening to the monkey in your head telling you your stuff’s no good. That’s why it’s so great to draw with friends, whether in person or in an online …

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Why Do a Drawing Challenge?

How do you join a drawing challenge? Just follow these two simple steps: Find a challenge. Do it. Regarding the first step, your search is over: Join the #SBSADrawingADay Challenge. We’re kicking off the new year with a drawing a day. …