I have enjoyed the sketches of Italian artist Angela Maria Russo for many years and today, when it’s still so gray and cold outside, I remembered this uplifting summer drawing. Her sketchbooks are full of gems. Visit her blog, here.
In the wake of news there is yet another ice storm coming, this sketch of the tropical coast of New Zealand’s north island was just the thing. Artist Murray Dewhurst posted it on UrbanSketchers, a site you should browse if you aren’t already.
Artist Ricardo Nunez shares these sketch-to-illustration combos from his travels around the world in 2018, stressing the convenience of the sketchbook as a canvas and a pencil as a tool while on the road. Many of these concepts turned into artwork for books, editorial and other projects.
Renowned South African visual artist William Kentridge, best known for his animated films of shape-shifting charcoal drawings, has won the prestigious Princess of Asturias award, Spain’s top art honour. What’s remarkable about his works are that they’re “as beautifully drawn as a Rembrandt, but they also come to life,” […]
It’s been said that Derek Sullivan (b: 1976) creates a “cacophony of messages” in his drawing, painting, sculpture and book works, as is the case with his current exhibition at La Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran in Montreal.
Japanese artist Takeuma graduated in graphic design and works now in conceptual illustration in Kyoto. He has a full portfolio at Studio Takeuma, here. But he also loves to sketch.