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Kommunity Updates: Summer Edition

Featured image from Marissa Swinghammer’s Sketchcrawl adventure in London Last week we saw how busy our Fakulty have been this summer so naturally, this week we take a look at what our students have been doing these last few months! …

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Fakulty Friday: Summer Vacation Edition

They may not be busy teaching kourses for Sketchbook Skool but that doesn’t mean our fakulty members get the summer off. Take a look at some of the fun travel sketches our beloved teachers have been creating all over the …

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Tips! Let Yourself Let it Go

Featured image by Danny Gregory We talk a lot about enjoying the process, forgetting perfection, and just letting go here at Sketchbook Skool. Here are 5 tidbits that reinforce this general mantra in case you find yourself needing a little …

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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 …

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Summer Reading: From Street Art to Math

Featured image is a photograph of artwork by Stefaan De Croock  In addition to drawing, summer is a great time for reading! While you may be plowing through some great books from the library or on your kindle, here are …

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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 …

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We’ve Been Playing!

Featured image is a photograph of student Cheryl’s grandchildren playing Our first Playing kourse is coming to a close soon. We are so excited by all of the playful experiments happening in the klassroom as well as in the Student Union …

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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 …

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Tips: Reduce, Reuse, Recreate!

Featured image by Tommy Kane  We all love our art tools. For artists, whether they’re just starting out or very experienced, art supply shops are what candy shops are for kids. We even published a few posts recently about keeping …

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Melissa Wiley: Keeping Kids AND Yourself Creative

Melissa Wiley spoke with Danny Gregory awhile back about how to keep kids creative. In a lot of Sketchbook Skool courses, we talk about that uninhibited nature we all used to express as children but that got lost somewhere along …