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Drawing and Meditation

Many Sketchbook Skool students report that drawing helps them to calm their minds and slow down – much as meditation can. In a recent discussion, they shared the following resources to find the link between these two brain-healthy practices: 1.“Drawing …

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Tips: How to Start a Sketchbook

Starting a new sketchbook is something we all must do; whether you’ve filled hundreds of them or just plucked your first blank book off the shelf of the art supply store. The first page of a new sketchbook gives the …

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Nous sommes Charlie

The terrible events in Paris have saddened all in the Sketchbook Skool Community. Students rallied around SBS fakulty member Jean-Christophe Defline, offering support and a virtual group hug, drawn by student Buzz Bain. Here are some thoughts from Jean-Christophe: As …

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10 great reasons to start an illustrated journal

Here’s great new year’s resolution: start documenting your days in an illustrated journal — a sketchbook filled with words and drawings and watercolors that capture the world around you. There’re so many reasons why — here are the first ten …

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Our creative fakulty

Our fakulty members do more than teach great klasses at Sketchbook Skool.  They also write books, lead workshops, design buildings, help their communities, create products, and make films— here’s a lovely animated video by Prashant Miranda who teaches in the “Beginnings” klass.

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The Story of Sketchbook Skool

Chances are you once loved to draw. And chances are you’ve lost the habit. Get it back and you’ll be more creative, better at communicating your ideas, more appreciative of the world around you, and finally able to give yourself …