Saturday, August 31, 2019

Ask the Sketcher: What type of sketchbook so you use for Urban Sketching?

The Urban Sketcher Youtube Channel Call Out for September 2019 is
What type of sketchbook so you use for Urban Sketching?

The Urban Sketchers YouTube Channel would like to feature individual urban sketchers or chapters sharing their answer to What type of sketchbook so you use for Urban Sketching? We are requesting answers submitted in video format for our YouTube Channel. These do not have to be professional videos and can be videos taken with your phone!
Guidelines: Please submit anytime during the month of September 2019. We prefer very short videos (2-3 minutes for a group). By submitting your video you give permission to have it edited and/or combined with other submissions if necessary. MPEG4 OR .mp4 file extension, steady camera, clear, intelligible voice, little to no background noise, no advertisements. To submit your video for consideration please send via We Transfer to Lydia Velarde at I am looking forward to viewing and sharing answers on the Urban Sketchers YouTube Channel!

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

TwainFest 2019 - San Diego Urban Sketchers

The San Diego Urban Sketchers attended TwainFest 2019 for 2 hours of sketching and fun. Twainfest was a FREE celebration of Mark Twain and other writers of the 19th century.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Plaza de Panama - San Diego Urban Sketchers 2019

Rachel shares her favorite pen and Renata shows us her handmade sketchbook and paint pallet. Maria visited from Australia and Serena practiced her guitar during our 2-hour event at Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park. Plaza de Panama is in the middle of Balboa Park and surrounded by beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Sketch News 08-08-2019

Our latest newsletter has been sent out via email. You can read it here:
We added 2 new events for September 2019 and you can also get links to our latest videos.
If you would like Sketch News delivered to your EMAIL box, fill out the form on the right side of this blog.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019

What is your favorite subject when Urbans Sketching? with Linda, Mark an...

Linda Counts, Mark Mark Nakanishi, and Melissa McCracken share about their favorite subject when Urban Sketching.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Jamie Utter and Bianca Romani Share Their Favorite Subject When Urban Sk...

Drawing Attention

Our Chapter of Urban Sketchers was featured in the latest Urban Sketchers newsletter, "Drawing Attention". They chose drawings from Ann Schwartzwald, Alicia Hallett, and Renata Brito for the article! Congratulations! I was also featured for the volunteer profile, for those that don't know, I am YouTube Manager for Urban Thank you to Meagan Burns and Patricia Chow. For writing such nice articles.