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 […]
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.
This 60 seconds of joy from filmmaker Rick Mereki covers “3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage.” Perfect for a bucket list.
A family member who just returned from Sao Paulo tipped me to this constantly changing street gallery called Batman’s Alley. Brash colors, stark angles and superb art work, Rua Gonçalo Afonso is an authentic open-air graffiti museum.(Above and below: from the Flickr site of traveller Stephanie Sykora – […]
This short documentary by The Perennial Plate exemplifies the gift of making art out of travel. It collapses three weeks of filming, traveling and eating in India into one beautifully executed day – with an emphasis on food that makes the mouth water. I watched three times before […]