Illustrator Ana Miminoshvili uses her sketchbook not just for personal creativity but also to conceptualize some of her freelance projects, which have included Adobe, the World Bank and Daimler. Make sure you look at her full portfolio here.
Oh the appeal of watercolours. These artists show how a sketchbook comes alive with depth and luminosity when the medium is watercolour. Above: Sylvain Cnudde, a beach in Normandy, France.
These works from Chris Buchholz are impossibly creative, and surreal, and this is only one of his many styles. Have a look at his entire sketch and draw portfolio on Flickr, here.
Tokyo based freelance illustrator Yoshie Kondo gets minimalism (and colour and line) exactly right in these selections from a huge portfolio of travel sketchbooks. (Click image for larger view)
Fatma al Remaihi is the illustrator and graphic artist behind the popular tumblr site Fatma Loves to Draw. These are just a few samples from the Sketchbooking section of her site.
Summer is usually crammed with festivals, small and large, music and arts. But in the midst of those crowds, and usually in the heat, it takes talent to capture the mood and detail of an event. These sketch artists definitely have what it takes.