The Sketchbook Project 2018

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I love sketchbooks. I spend a lot of time working in sketchbooks. I think I like seeing sketchbook work more than the final outcome. I love seeing the process of coming up with an idea and refining it. So when I came across the Sketchbook Project from the Brooklyn Art Library I knew this was […]

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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Attend Art School

A few weeks ago I wrote about all of the advantages of attending art school. In that post I mentioned there were a few bad things about studying an art course so today I will be sharing all the reasons why you shouldn’t go to art school. The one big argument out there about art […]

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Using Goodnotes As A Sketchbook

I use a lot of sketchbooks in class. I think in the last year I’ve used at least 10 sketchbooks, and that is really bad for the environment. Especially since most of those sketchbooks are half full. So recently I decided to do a little experiment and try using a totally digital sketchbook. For this […]

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Wassily Kandinsky: Point and Line to Plane

Today I am going to tell you about a Russian painter who while relatively unknown, changed the way art and design courses were taught in the 20s. These changes made a huge impact on the design world and even now modern art schools teach basic design principles based on his lectures. Wassily Kandinsky (Vasiliy Kandinskiy) […]

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4 Advantages of Going To Art School

I’ve come across a number of people on the internet say that art school isn’t worth the price, that what you learn can be done on your own. Since I’m in my third year of doing an art course, specifically graphic design, I thought I would share some of the advantages of going to art […]

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Urban Sketching in London

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While I was in London in June I thought I would try my hand at urban sketching. This is a relatively new art style (at least it is to me), where you draw while on location. A big part of urban sketching is that the drawing doesn’t have to look true to life, it’s almost […]

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