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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 »
December 14, 2016
New Kourse! A Drawing A Day with Veronica Lawlor
Wish you drew more? Need some fresh inspiration? Want to learn the basics? Then our new kourse—A Drawing A Day with Veronica Lawlor—is for you. Click the image above to get a sneak preview! Starting on January 2, Veronica will kick your year off right with a daily drawing exercise. Then, each weekday for the next four weeks, she’ll take you …Read more »
December 5, 2016
Storytelling Starts Today! (Are You In?)
Last week, we announced our new term, with a new twist—we now have klasses on demand that you can do at your own pace, and a community klass with a group of people just like you learning together. This month’s community klass is Storytelling, and it starts today (just click here to enroll). Storytelling is an awesome klass. Over the next six …Read more »
December 2, 2016
New Term is Open!
The new term at Sketchbook Skool is open! Click here to check out the klasses. This term is full of great kourses—with a new twist. First, we have five great kourses you can start immediately. Work at your own pace. Enroll today and start drawing today, or binge after the holidays—it’s up to you. These kourses are on-demand: How to Draw Without …Read more »
December 1, 2016
New Kourse! How to Draw Without Talent
Our new kourse is here! How to Draw Without Talent is open and ready and waiting for you and fun, and you can sign up for it now by clicking here. As Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory explains in his blog post about How to Draw Without Talent, he created this kourse for all the people who told him over the years, “I can’t draw—I don’t …Read more »
August 10, 2016
Some Good News from Tim
Sketchbook Skool mascot Tim has great news about recent tech issues in the Schoolhouse: They’re gone! Over! Dunzo! You can now resume your klasses (no points taken off for lateness during this glitch; actually, no points taken off ever, for anything). And if you haven’t signed up yet, no more excuses–enrollment is open!Read more »
July 29, 2016
And the Winners Are…
Thanks to all of you who participated in the Sketchbook Skool Tommy Kane Monkey Tee Artwork Contest! We got one of the biggest responses to a contest in Skool history, and our random drawing came down to two winners: Tracy Anderson and Gwen Cowart! Thanks again to all who entered, and if you didn’t win, you can always wear the art on the official …Read more »
June 21, 2016
Good News: Making Art Reduces Stress
Here’s something Sketchbook Skool students know from personal experience: Making art reduces stress. You don’t even have to be that good at it (though we think the only bad art is art that isn’t made). This article from the Huffington Post reports that a study of art therapy showed subjects who sketched, painted, or sculpted for 45 minutes showed …Read more »
June 17, 2016
FridayFeeling: Excited About Danny’s New Book!
Our #FridayFeeling is all smiles and excitement about Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory’s new book, Art Before Breakfast: The Workbook. If you’ve been trying to bring more creativity into your life but don’t know how, or where to find the time, this workbook is for you. Danny wrote Art Before Breakfast to show people how to make art–that’ …Read more »
June 16, 2016
10 Great Excuses to Draw
Do you need permission to be creative? Does the monkey–your inner critic–demand justification for fun? No problem; our Sketchbook Skool guidance kounselors are here to help you develop your creative habit. This article has 10 great reasons for you to draw. They include improving coordination between your brain, eyes, and hands; development of …Read more »
April 1, 2016
New Kourse News–Get Ready for Polishing!
We’ve been watching you. Your first sketches, posted hesitantly, but with pride. Your watercolors. Your lettering. We’ve been watching your art evolve, your line become more defined. We’ve heard you ask us how to develop a style—while you’ve been developing your style. So we’re about to give you what you’ve been craving for your evolution as …Read more »