Paint a Pub: Intro to Urban Sketching

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Learn the art of urban sketching with Ian Fennelly! Whether you’re in a city, a town, or a foreign land, it’s the best way to see your surroundings in a whole new way.

One of our most popular instructors, Ian Fennelly will teach you how to work quickly from direct observation and challenge yourself by using a variety of different materials. Create a visual story of an iconic British pub, using a simple outline as an initial framework and adding personality through detail.

Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, learn step-by-step techniques that you can apply to any building, anywhere in the world! Ian will share how he brings the history of a location into his art.

Use a variety of drawing materials, including watercolors, markers, fineliner pens and more. The process will be broken down into several clear steps and you’ll complete a beautiful watercolor painting during the workshop!

Here’s What’s Included

  • Instant Access: Watch at your own pace! The workshop will show up in your course library immediately after you buy.

  • Preparation Guide: Prepare your supplies and workspace, with guidance from Ian.

  • 7+ Topics on Urban Sketching: Follow along as Ian shares techniques for drawing on location, storytelling, composition, layering with watercolors, and more!

  • Lifetime Access: Revisit the workshop for years to come.

  • Tina Folks, Patchogue, NY

    “Ian presented a clear, foundational, step-by-step process while encouraging us to explore our personal style. I now feel confident and excited to do more urban sketching!”

    Molly Barnes, Portland, OR

    “Sketchbook Skool and Ian Fennelly are a dynamic duo that made learning a new style fun and easy!” 

    Peggy Portmann, Oberflachs, Switzerland

    “Long before it was called Urban Sketching, I was  sketching buildings and street scenes. Ian taught me new ways to look at my subject and helped me to perk up my drawings!”


    Composition with Brush Pens

    Topics included

    Urban Sketching Fundamentals

    Urban Sketching Fundamentals

    ian and markers

    Using Markers

    _Noticing & Recording Details

    Noticing & Recording Details



    Composition with Brush Pens

    Composition with Brush Pens

    Instructor Art

    About the Instructor

    Ian Fennelly

    Ian Fennelly is an artist and teacher working in the UK. Out of the studio and on location is where Ian feels most at home making art.

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