Have fun with your sketchbook! It is an assignment but don't labor too much and take all the fun out of it.
Sketches often include notes.
Notes can include descriptions of colors, textures or lighting!
Sketches can be inspired by magazine clippings, advertisements or any visual imagery! Add these to your collection in your sketchbook!
- a rough idea
- the basic elements
- a quick interpretation of something
- a quick plan for a possible later product
- essential features
- a preliminary layout
- a quick study
- an outline
- a workup
This is an online resource of 100's of links to artists sketchbooks from all over the world. Many of them are master artists. Click here to explore.
This is a cool exploration of a variety of sketchbooks. It is a project started by an artist and teacher. Click any sketch and get an explanation of the work, artist, media and more info links. Click here to explore.
This is an artist living in France and working in a sketchbook every day. Beautiful, fresh drawings of every day things. Click here.
The 2012 Art House Co-op World Tour Sketchbook Project! Click here. Here is my entry for 2012 - think I might do it again!
Here is a small sample of my own personal sketchbook. Click here.