Monday, October 07, 2019

SDUsk Attends the Rendezvous in Poway 2019

The City of Poway, along with the living history groups the Shadow River Regulators, and the Apache Canyon Gang, presented the annual Rendezvous at Old Poway Park. History came to life as we walked back in time to the 1800’s. Check out the great sketches and some of the living history participants. Video by Lydia Velarde,

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Ask the Sketcher - Ann Schwartzwald - What type of sketchbook do you use...

Ann Schwartzwald shares the sketchbook she is using and shows us a few of her sketches with water-soluble pencils and a Tombow.
Ann Schwartzwald on Facebook

Monday, September 23, 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Ask the Sketcher - Nikhil - What type of sketchbook do you use for Urban...

Nikhil shares his favorite sketchbook and a few sketches with us.

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Ask the Sketcher - Kathy Aldrich Shows Us What Sketchbook She Uses

What type of sketchbook do you use for urban sketching is the question of the month. In this short video Kathy Aldrich answers the question for urban sketchers.

Poway Lake en plein air

We found some shade at Lake Poway and stayed long enough to get some plein air painting done. This is a small sketchpainting created with casein. 

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!