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Tips: Our Fakulty Members Share Art Advice

If you’ve always wanted to draw but think you don’t have the talent, skill, or time, these people will change everything. Meet the teachers in Seeing, Sketchbook Skool’s next community kourse, which starts Monday, March 6. Here’s a look at who they …

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Study Hall: Two Techniques for Drawing Faces

Drawing portraits: Difficult! Unless you try these two tricks in this week’s Study Hall. In our current community kourse, Polishing, Sketchbook Skool fakulty member Nelleke Verhoeff gave lessons on her unique approaches to drawing portraits with techniques she used in her Face A Day project. In …

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What People Are Saying About Seeing

Some of you who are new to Sketchbook Skool have been asking what our Seeing kourse is all about. The best way to tell you is to see what students who’ve taken the klasses have to say. “Seeing gave me …

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Draw Tip Tuesday: Learn to Draw Circles in Perspective

How do you draw your coffee mug so that it actually looks like a mug? The answer is a circle in a square. In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Koosje Koene continues last week’s lesson on perspective with round shapes. Circles …

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Inspiration: How to See Yourself as an Artist

Sketchbook Skool’s Seeing kourse starts March 6. It teaches you how to look at the world through the eyes of an artist. But how do you see yourself? Even if you draw every day, do you see yourself as an artist? Children …

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Tips: Make Your Own Sketchbook Support

Holding a sketchbook while standing up, especially for urban sketching, has never been very easy. Until now. Sketchbook Skool fakulty member Liz Steel turned us on to this brilliant sketchbook hack: a support that allows you to keep your sketch pad …

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Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Draw Perspective

Wait, what’s that in the distance? Well, it depends on your perspective. Perspective—seeing things as closer to you and further away—is something that looks so natural and easy in real life. Try to put it in a drawing, though, and …

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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 …