Category: Sketch & Draw

Sketchbook Saturday: Travel

Sketchbooks filled while on the road often are really souvenirs, full of stories and memories to savour,  rather than just good art. I love the narratives and quirky observations of sketch travelers. Gerard Darris was in the French alps when he stopped to sketch a herd of cows […]

Extraordinary Envelopes

Mark Powell does extraordinary drawings on vintage envelopes dating as far back as the 1800s – this one a 1965 fold-over airmail.  The London-based artist has endless facility for communicating the history of these craggy, elderly faces, in all their folds and wrinkles.  Such beautiful work.