Category Archives for Instructor Spotlight

Live Gouache Workshop: Interview with August Wren

This week, Danny interviewed NY-based illustrator and author August Wren (Jennifer Orkin Lewis) about her upcoming workshop with Sketchbook Skool, Gouache Portraits from Photos. Watch the video above to learn more about the workshop.August also answered a few questions below about her creative process, her favorite subjects, and how she’s continuing to make art while […]

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Kecia Deveney Art office

Instructor Spotlight: Kecia Deveney

Mixed Media Journaling starts on Monday (11/11) and we’re pumped to meet our final instructor in this week’s spotlight! Kecia Deveney is an artist living and working in Jersey Shore, NJ.   Q: Kecia, How did your creative journey start? A: I have always been artsy, but after I moved to New Jersey in the […]

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Instructor Nathalie Kalbach

Instructor Spotlight: Nathalie Kalbach

This week in the spotlight, we meet Nathalie Kalbach, a German-born artist living and working in Jersey City, New Jersey. Q: Nathalie, how did you get started on your creative path? A: When I was in school, I loved art and had a very bohemian, fun art teacher who did a lot of experimental stuff […]

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Seth Apter art works

Instructor Spotlight: Seth Apter

This week, we dig deeper into our newest course Mixed Media Journaling¬†and meet the instructor for week 2! Seth Apter is a Mixed Media Artist, Author, Instructor and Designer based in New York City. You can see more of his art here: https://www.sethapter.com/ **Q: Seth, How did your creative journey start?** **A:** My creative journey […]

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Instructor Mary Beth Shaw

Instructor Spotlight: Mary Beth Shaw

We are on the brink of a brand new course and are shining the spotlight on our new instructors in Mixed Media Journaling! This week, we go to St. Louis, MO and meet Mary Beth Shaw. **Q: Mary Beth, tell us about your creative journey. How did it start?** **A:** My creative journey started in […]

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Fakulty Spotlight: Swasky

Fakulty Spotlight: Swasky

Swasky is a fakulty member in Colored Pencils: Sharpen Your Skills and lives in Barcelona. Q: Swasky, How did your creative journey start? A: Since I was a child I have been drawing and creating. When I was in high school, I decided to study Fine Arts and during those years I learnt a lot. […]

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Katya Tikhova faculty spotlight

Fakulty Spotlight: Katya Tikhova

This week, we are featuring a fakulty member in the Sketchbook Skool spotlight… Katya Tikhova is a Russian-born illustrator living in the Netherlands who just joined our fakulty as part of the upcoming kourse, Colored Pencils: Sharpen Your Skills Q: Katya, How did your creative journey start? A: Two years ago, I worked as a […]

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Andrea Joseph

Interview: Andrea Joseph – For The Love Of It

Check out JJ Gregory’s chat with Andrea Joseph about ballpoint pens (of course!), new ways to challenge yourself, and how she’s found even more things to love during the process of creating art. Q: Doodle was my nickname for my Dad when I was growing up so I am especially and personally fond of the […]

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sketchbook skool teacher's story

Andrea’s Transformation: A Sketchbook Skool Teacher’s Story

Today’s guest blogger is Andrea Joseph, who teaches the Sketchbook Skool workshop Creative Lettering. Andrea first taught a klass in Sketchbook Skool’s Seeing kourse in 2014, back when she was known primarily for her amazing ballpoint pen art. What was also amazing was that Andrea taught the klass at all–she was very shy about being […]

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