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May 31, 2017
New Kourse News! Let’s Make A Map
Exciting news: We have a new kourse! Get ready for Let’s Make A Map, starting June 12! Maps are helpful, but they’re beautiful, too. They’re an art form unto themselves. And in Let’s Make A Map, you’ll learn how maps can have a zillion uses, letting you tell your story in rich, exciting ways. You can make a map of the best vacation you ever had— …Read more »
March 31, 2017
Restart Your Drawing Habit: 30 Sketch Prompts for April
How do you learn to relax, find joy in each day, and become more creative? A Drawing A Day. In January 2017, we launched the Sketchbook Skool A Drawing A Day challenge, a month-long challenge to draw something every day. To make it easier, we came up with a list of daily drawing prompts. That way we’d never run out of ideas for sketches. People …Read more »
March 3, 2017
6 Reasons to Believe You Can Be an Artist
You want to be an artist, but maybe you don’t quite see yourself as an artist just yet. Here are 6 reasons to believe it. Sketchbook Skool’s Seeing kourse has changed lives. It’s made thousands of people open their eyes and really see the world around them for the first time—and then know exactly how to draw it. Using everything from neuroscience …Read more »
February 6, 2017
Community Klasses Start Today!
Happy first day of klass, Sketchbook Skolars! Sketchbook Skool’s community klass, Polishing, begins today. A community klass is one we all do together as a group, and the first one is Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory’s klass on telling your life story—as a graphic novel. Here’s a sneak preview of this innovative klass. Graphic novels are …Read more »
February 3, 2017
Get Your Free Ebook!
Exciting news: We’re celebrating the launch of our next community kourse, Polishing, with a gift for you—a free ebook! Create With Love: Ideas to Share Your Love Creatively was written and illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff, one of the teachers in Polishing, exclusively for Sketchbook Skool. In this sweet book, you’ll find lots of great ideas for …Read more »
January 30, 2017
SBSADrawingADay Challenge Prompts for February
Have you been taking part in the Sketchbook Skool #sbsadrawingaday Challenge? We started on January 1, and since then Sketchbook Skool students have been keeping up a New Year’s Resolution to draw every day. Here’s the list of prompts for February. Let’s keep going! The #sbsadrawingaday Challenge started with our newest kourse, A Drawing A Day …Read more »
January 25, 2017
Turn Your Handwriting into Artwork with Creative Lettering
Lettering is a form of art. We all have our favorite fonts, but imagine creating your own unique hand-drawn letters. Making words into pictures. Turning your favorite quotes into beautiful artwork. This is what Sketchbook Skool instructor Andrea Joseph teaches in her 30-day workshop, Creative Lettering. Look carefully at the image above; it’s not …Read more »
January 23, 2017
It’s Back. (Finally!)
Happy Monday indeed—Sketchbook Skool’s next community kourse is Polishing! This dynamic 6-week kourse will take your art to new levels by exposing you to different techniques and approaches. Click the image above to watch the trailer, meet your teachers and learn more about their klasses, and join us—enrollment is open now, and the first klass …Read more »
January 2, 2017
Here We Go: A Drawing A Day!
A few years ago, I enrolled in Sketchbook Skool so I could find a friend I’d lost years ago: Art. I’d loved drawing as a kid, so much that I even got into a pretty big-deal art school. You know what happened next: criticism, comparison, big tears, lots and lots of monkey chatter. I put down my pens and didn’t draw again for decades. I missed art …Read more »
December 21, 2016
Fakulty Chat: Danny and Veronica on A Drawing A Day
Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory recently sat down with Veronica Lawlor to talk about her new SBS kourse, A Drawing A Day. Watch the video to hear more about this month-long workshop, and what a daily drawing habit can do for you! A Drawing A Day starts on January 2, but you can sign up now and get in on the fun early by clicking here.Read more »
December 19, 2016
Give the Gift of Sketchbook Skool!
Sketchbook Skool Gift Certificates are here! Now you can give someone you love a gift that really does keep giving–online art lessons that will start them on a creative habit that will last a lifetime. We have two kinds of gift certificates that will suit any artist and budget: Click here to get a $29 SBS Gift Certificate for our newest kourse, …Read more »
December 15, 2016
Talk to Danny Live on Facebook!
Is it true that you don’t need talent to draw? What’s the real secret to sketching? Why does one of Danny’s dogs have a Brooklyn accent? You can ask Danny Gregory, Sketchbook Skool co-founder and kourse instructor in How to Draw Without Talent, these and any other questions you have in his live Facebook chat Friday, December 16, at 12 noon ET. …Read more »