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May 29, 2018
New Kourse News: The Whimsical Sketchbook
Get ready to spend 5 weeks with 5 incredibly inspiring teachers who make beautiful, emotionally charged, funny, and inspiring art. In The Whimsical Sketchbook, we’ll create characters, work in mixed media, use everything from gouache, markers, ink, crayons, collage, iPads, colored pencils, watercolors, and pastels, and we’ll learn the importance …Read more »
January 23, 2018
New Kourse News: Learn to Illustrate Like The Pros in Illustration Nation
Have you ever had a great idea for an illustration but weren’t quite sure where to begin to get it from being just an idea to a finished piece? Maybe you’ve always wanted to illustrate a book, design your own fabric, poster, mugs, or maybe it’s all of the above. That’s why we created Illustration Nation, to help you take your ideas from concept …Read more »
January 15, 2018
New Kourse News: Storytelling is Here!
You asked for it so we’ve brought back Storytelling as an on-demand kourse! Throughout six weeks of lessons you’ll learn how to use your sketchbook to make rich, meaningful art that tells the stories of your life. You’ll be taught by six amazing master teachers all over the world. From sketching experiences in the kitchen, using expressive …Read more »
December 21, 2017
Fakulty Chat: Danny and Veronica on A Drawing A Day
Everybody loves a good art challenge. And we have one with benefits that could last far beyond a month. The challenge? Get into the habit of being creative every day! The question: Why? Because thousands of Sketchbook Skool students and our teachers tell us that drawing makes them happy. They say drawing gets them through challenges, makes them …Read more »
November 22, 2017
How Art Can Make You Happy: Why This Kourse is for You.
Quick quiz: When it comes to art (pick one): a) You want to like art, think it would be a good thing to know about, you’re interested in this happiness thing, but overall you just kind of don’t get art. Or… b) You already love art, and in fact, you’re an artist yourself. If you’re in the a) group, congratulations! Our new kourse, How Art Can Make …Read more »
November 6, 2017
Klasses: Let’s Make Greeting Cards Starts Today!
Our new kourse, Let’s Make Greeting Cards, starts today! You’ll get tons of fresh inspiration for your sketchbook and learn how to turn your drawings into cards your family and friends will cherish. And you don’t have to know a thing about making digital art. Kourse instructor Salli Swindell will teach you how to create beautiful greeting cards …Read more »
October 31, 2017
New Kourse News: Let’s Make Greeting Cards
Announcing (ta-daaaa!) our new kourse, Let’s Make Greeting Cards! Salli Swindell, an award-winning greeting card designer (and sister of Nate Padavick, the teacher from Let’s Make A Map), will teach you everything you need to know to create beautiful cards your family and friends will want to keep forever. There’s more to the klass, too. Salli is …Read more »
September 25, 2017
Klasses: How to Give Your Imagination a Workout
We just started our new kourse Imagining. Usually our kourses are about teaching people to draw, and how to see things the way artists do (everything is worth drawing!). But this time, something interesting is happening to people in Imagining: They’re also learning how to exercise their imaginations, and feeling some amazing effects. We wanted to …Read more »
September 20, 2017
Imagining: What’s Our New Kourse About?
This week, our new kourse Imagining started. The Sketchbook Skool Community was already excited about it, and after we showed art by some of the teachers over the weekend, hundreds more people joined the party! But there are still some people who are, well, having trouble imagining what they’ll get out of Imagining. We admit this is kind of a big …Read more »
September 18, 2017
Skool News: Imagining Starts Today!
Our new kourse Imagining just started, and we’re jumping for joy as much as the Sketchbook Skool Community! Students all over the world started taking the first klass with Sketchbook Skool co-founder Koosje Koene this morning, beginning the first day of a five-day challenge that will set their imaginations free. Are you one of them? Imagining …Read more »
September 16, 2017
Inspiration: Meet Imagining Teacher Stefan Bucher
Ideas machine, monster maker—Stefan Bucher is a creative genius, and he’s one of the teachers in our new kourse Imagining! In addition to being an artist who does all kinds of creative designs, Stefan is walking, talking inspiration. He makes you feel like you can do anything. Stefan will teach you how to draw imaginative characters, and how to …Read more »
September 13, 2017
Fakulty Chat: Meet Imagining Teacher Marloes De Vries
What are artists really like? Are they all born talented, and become supremely self-assured beings who lead charmed lives? Maybe, but the teachers in our new kourse Imagining, like Marloes De Vries, are a lot more interesting. Here’s a Facebook Live chat Marloes did with Sketchbook Skool co-founder Danny Gregory, some of her art, and some facts …Read more »