My Sketching Materials

Reviewing my sketching kit in preparation for our Travel Sketching workshop in Dubrovnik in April 2019. My most important consideration in selecting my materials is to keep my kit as simple, compact and lightweight as possible.  All the items below, except for the sketchbook fit in a small pencil case.   SKETCHBOOK My preference is for a hardback watercolour sketchbook in a size A5. The hard cover allows you to work without a table or board, and the size is compact, while allowing for a larger spread across 2 pages.  These are my favourites:   Stillman and Birn Zeta 5.5 x…

Sketching Holiday on the Côte d’Azur 2016

Inviting artists of all levels to join me in Le Cannet on the Côte d’Azur for a Spring Painting and Sketching Workshop. This will be a four night, five day trip from 25 to 29 April 2016 Le Cannet is a quaint, historic village on the outskirts of Cannes, close to all amenities yet a world apart from the crowds and traffic of the Riviera. You can stroll the town, sip a coffee or glass of wine on the Place Bellevue, or take a 10 minute bus ride into Cannes for shopping and sightseeing. A frequent rail service from Cannes…