Nos 17 Villages en Lumière

I think it is fair to say that this is the year when nothing is going according to plan – for anyone. My list of events for spring included an exhibition at the tourist office for the Canal du Midi … Read More

Summer Programme

The Sketch Languedoc! Summer Programme restarts 22 June! The summer sketch diary has been in place for a while, and after many weeks of confinement and caution, I’m delighted to confirm it can now go ahead. Please check the calendar … Read More

Virtual Sketchwalks – June 2020

The Urban Sketchers manifesto is strictly about drawing on location, sketching what you see in context, but for various reasons that’s not always possible – either because of working hours, travel restrictions, or you simply don’t feel comfortable drawing in … Read More

Sketching beyond Covid

In France we have been ‘deconfined’ for just over a week and this area has been designated a ‘green zone’. This suggests that the number of Covid cases are falling, restrictions can be eased and we can resume some pre-pandemic … Read More

My new Online Sketchbook

Well this is a turn up for the books! Two of my great pleasures are to a) sketch outside and b) spend time with people. One thing I never expected to be doing in Spring 2020 is recording online classes. … Read More

Models wanted!

I am planning a series of online workshops to draw and paint animal ‘portraits’ in different styles!  If you would like your pet (cat, dog, fish, horse, llama, chicken, hamster, rabbit … ) to be the star of the show, … Read More