Category Archives for Books

art book studio

Art Books To Inspire: See The Inside of Artist Studios

This book will let you take a peek inside the artist’s studios. That’s one of the many perks of working at Sketchbook Skool — we get to visit and film the most amazing studios. A studio space needs to be inspiring, a place that invites the artist to create and develop new ideas. And for […]

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Felix Scheinberger

SketchBook Club: Felix Scheinberger

In this week’s SketchBook Club, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory takes you through books by someone the SBS Community knows and loves—SBS fakulty member Felix Scheinberger. In this SketchBook Club, Danny takes you through Felix’s books and shows you why Felix is a source of continuous inspiration. (Watch the video the whole way through to […]

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Paul Hogarth

SketchBook Club: Paul Hogarth

In this SketchBook Club, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory introduces you to one of his biggest influences—artist Paul Hogarth. Anyone interested in pen and ink drawings combined with watercolor, as well as travel art (that about covers everyone in the Sketchbook Skool community!) will love looking through these books with Danny.  Here are the […]

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war sketch work

SketchBook Club: War!

Sketching is fun, but at Sketchbook Skool, we also approach keeping sketchbooks as a way to document your life. Artists throughout time have drawn what they witnessed, and when drawing, they imbued their artwork with their own emotions. Art is as powerful as a photograph to share aspects of life, and our shared human experience. […]

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Alan E. Cober

SketchBook Club: Alan E. Cober

Welcome back to SketchBook Club! This week, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory takes you through the books of reportage artist Alan E. Cober…after making a bit of an art confession. (Some of you will be able to relate.) Alan Cober’s work will appeal to anyone who likes reportage, or on-the-spot drawing, like what you’ve seen […]

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british nature diaries

SketchBook Club: British Nature Diaries

Get some popcorn: This week’s SketchBook Club starts with a short film about drawing in nature—the subject of books by Edith Holden, Muriel Foster and Richard Bell. But first, sit back, relax, and watch Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory sketching in the park, accompanied by lovely music (and squirrels). Trivia: cinematography by Danny’s son, Jack […]

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Dan Eldon & Peter Beard sketchbook

SketchBook Club: Dan Eldon and Peter Beard

Welcome back to SketchBook Club! In this week’s book club meeting, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory takes you to Africa through the books of artists Dan Eldon and Peter Beard. While these artists might be primarily thought of as photographers, the way they use photographs and treat them as part of sketchbooks expands upon any […]

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Danny Gregory

SketchBook Club: Danny Gregory

This is our 10th SketchBook Club! To commemorate this event, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory takes you through a collection of books on which he definitely qualifies as an expert: all the books he’s written. You may have many of Danny’s books, and some of you may think you have all of them, but there […]

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Sara Midda

SketchBook Club: Sara Midda

In this week’s SketchBook Club, Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory shares some gifts he’s gotten recently, his latest favorite books, some news about Sketchbook Skool fakulty member Tommy Kane‘s new book, and the art of Sara Midda. It’s a whole lot of book love! You can get the books Danny mentioned in SketchBook Club here: […]

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Obsessions

SketchBook Club: Obsessions

We’re obsessed! And we don’t just mean with art supplies. Obsession is what Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory is talking about in this week’s SketchBook Club. Artists can become obsessed with certain subjects, drawing them over and over again, in different ways, using different media. As Danny explains, that kind of obsession can be a […]

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