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Tips: Top 5 Places to Draw People

Featured image by Veronica Lawlor    All of our kourses focus on trying new things and taking risks. Before this semester’s Stretching pushed students in all sorts of new directions when it comes to media, even our earliest kourses encouraged …

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From One Beginning to Another: A Year of Sketchbook Skool

Featured image by Gwenaelle Glotin Tomorrow marks the first day of this new semester’s run of the Sketchbook Skool kourse, Beginning. Beyond welcoming a new batch of fresh students with sparkling empty sketchbooks, this month marks one year since we first launched Beginning …

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Getting it Out There: Part II

For the second part of our series* of posts about Sketchbook Skool students getting their art out there and sharing it with the world, we meet a student who wasn’t ready to exhibit frame-ready prints, but that still wanted to …

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Our Community Draws: Everyday Moments

Do you ever wonder how to decide what to draw in your daily art journal? How to make it count? How to make it interesting? For a recent weekly email assignment, fakulty member Liz Steel challenged us to capture a week’s worth …

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Our Community Draws: On Funky Paper

Featured image by Brenda Swenson At Sketchbook Skool, we spend a lot of time talking about change and inspiration. We love it when fakulty members encourage students to break out of their comfort zones and there are plenty of ways …

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Welcome to the Skoolhouse!

We are excited to welcome you all to our new semester — and our new campus! We have long wanted to build an virtual home for our skool that would showcase our lessons and your homework in a clean, welcoming …

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Happy Draw a Bird Day!

Featured image is a sketchbook page filled with birds by fakulty member Cathy Johnson No matter where you are, today is Draw a Bird Day! We’ve seen birds before among the gallery pages at Sketchbook Skool and throughout social media. …