Olga Zhukova sketches beautifully around her main focus, which is calligraphy (also gorgeous). Have a look at how she practices both traditional sketching and the art of writing, some of it illuminated with gold or silver leaf.
This is one of those Saturdays when one perfect sketch will do. This is by Vorona Nanetta who draws as a hobby and is “teaching myself,” as she says on her Instagram, here.
What better way to look back to the Victorian era that we’re (still, inexplicably) celebrating this weekend (Victoria Day**) than to focus on these historic scenes by artist William Hind.
Turkish illustrator Mert Tugen’s stretchy limb people are kind of endearing, and totally in keeping with the body style of characters in his professional work.
Drawing architectural detail freehand into your sketchbook requires precision and speed, especially while travelling. But hundreds of sketchbookers do this routinely by choice. These images are from a “sketching for architecture” group on Flickr. (Click the artist’s name to go to the original and zoom in)
These sketchbooks by Leah Reena Goren are simple but beautiful confirmations of everyday life, something artists have an eye for.