This beautiful set of Easter sketches is by Violeta Hernández, an illustrator in Monterrey, Mexico. See the full sketchbook series on the previous Art Junkie Easter posting here.
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 […]
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.
You may already be a fan of Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson, one of the world’s best known sketch artists. These are his latest: ‘Pens.’ He’s sometimes called “the mad scientist of the Moleskine.” (click to enlarge)
What a great set of drawings to browse, the wonderful, styled art of illustrator Leni Kauffman. She does buildings, people, food, travel and also a separate illustrated fashion blog. That’s her fantasy roof garden, above.
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.