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September 4, 2015
Skool’s Back in Session!
Featured image by Tommy Kane The leaves aren’t quite crunchy yet BUT our Skoolhouse doors are open and ready for students to return! We spent the summer tweaking a few things and freshening up the paint on the walls so everything is ready for you. We won’t be offering a brand new kourse until the Winter however, every other kourse we have ever …Read more »
August 7, 2015
A Peek at Playing: Free eBook!
Featured image by More Playing student Karina Suarez (playing with newspapers). Have you spent your summer balancing vacations, work schedules, and summer activities for you and your family? Though it’s supposed to be a break, summer can be just as busy and stressful as any other season for some of us! If you didn’t have the time to sign up for …Read more »
July 31, 2015
Play More on August 3!
Featured image by student Ann Sinarski Now that Playing has come to an end, we have so many fun and playful drawings to share! One of our favorite exercises from Playing has to be the paper bag portraits. Take a look at these whimsical and goofy personalities our students came up with! While we’re sad to see this kourse wrap up, we are excited …Read more »
July 17, 2015
Are You Playing Yet?!
Featured image by Elsbeth McLeod for a youthful collaboration assignment in Sketchbook Skool. Featured video: Born Artists. These little guys are having a blast. Do you miss that feeling? That excitement when taking a pen or crayon to paper? In case you missed the start of it, Sketchbook Skool is running two new mini-kourses this summer that …Read more »
June 19, 2015
Skool’s Out!! New Kourses Coming Up
Skool may be out for the year but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Sketchbook Skool presents two new kourses this summer that will get your inner child moving and creating! Our newest kourse Playing starts July 6 and More Playing starts August 3. And of kourse, you get lifetime access to fun videos and projekts. For artists of all ages …Read more »
June 17, 2015
Tips: Keeping it Simple
If you tell someone a story, how much detail do you put in it? Do you add extra flavor to make the story juicy? Do you keep unnecessary information out? What is the basic “skeleton” of your story? As students are learning this week in the kourse, Storytelling, we must use engaging words or images to tell our stories, yet not overwhelm ourselves …Read more »
June 5, 2015
Got a Story? Storytelling starts TODAY!
Featured image by Storytelling fakulty, Jean-Christophe Defline Are your pencils sharpened and you’re all signed up?! Our final course for this semester begins today. Join us for Storytelling now so you won’t be late to klass!Read more »
May 27, 2015
Better When Shared: Sketchbook Skool’s Storytelling
Sketchbook Skool is even more fun when you share the experience. Why not invite a friend (or a few!) to join you? Our next kourse, Storytelling starts on June 5th, and it’s a great way to turn your art into stories about your life, your vacations, your memories, and imagination. We will draw and nurture our creativity together and we hope you …Read more »
May 1, 2015
Midterm Report: Stretching at Sketchbook Skool!
Featured image by student Pat Cameron As we reach the midway point of our newest kourse, Stretching, the staff at Sketchbook Skool are simply blown away by what students have been exploring over these past few weeks. Let this serve as a little update and a peek at what’s been going on in our skool halls for those of you who haven’t signed up for …Read more »
April 24, 2015
From One Beginning to Another: A Year of Sketchbook Skool
Featured image by Gwenaelle Glotin Tomorrow marks the first day of this new semester’s run of the Sketchbook Skool kourse, Beginning. Beyond welcoming a new batch of fresh students with sparkling empty sketchbooks, this month marks one year since we first launched Beginning as our very first kourse. One year of people drawing everything from …Read more »
December 14, 2014
The Story of Sketchbook Skool
Chances are you once loved to draw. And chances are you’ve lost the habit. Get it back and you’ll be more creative, better at communicating your ideas, more appreciative of the world around you, and finally able to give yourself permission to be the artist you truly are. The goal of Sketchbook Skool is to get you making art again. To show you how …Read more »
December 11, 2014
How to experience the Skool
It couldn’t be easier. On a laptop, a tablet, a desktop or a phone — just click to experience all the inspiration, all the techniques, all the community of Sketchbook Skool. Learn about our kourses, meet our fakulty, answer your questions, and enroll. Show me the way to Sketchbook Skool!Read more »