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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 …

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5 Reasons Your Brain Wants You to Draw

Here at Sketchbook Skool, we talk a lot about how to make drawing part of your daily life. We teach you with online video lessons you can access when you want them. We hope to inspire you to draw by showing you …

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Fakulty Chat: Too Cold to Draw Outside?

Sketchers, it’s cold outside. So what do you do when the temperature keeps you from urban sketching on location? Listen to these tips from Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory and A Drawing A Day instructor Veronica Lawlor, and the weather …

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Student Story: “Drawing Helped With My Anxiety”

We’ve shared a lot of studies with you about how drawing can benefit your brain and help you relax. But recently, Sketchbook Skool blog editor Suzan Colón went from posting statistics to first-hand experience when she drew her way through …

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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 …