Here is the 4th episode of our saga about the Manchester Urban Sketchers Symposium! 😀 😙
This videos is especially about Veronica Lawlor workshop, which was really inspiring and interesting.
Her sketches have such an amazing style and, as an illustrator living in New York, she even sketched the World Trade Center attack, live, so the least we can say is that she knows what she is talking about!… (Oh that’s so weird, I just realized, writing that, that we were the 11th September. All my thoughts to the victims and families…)
I really really like what she is telling in the video :
“Sometimes, that little bit of exaggeration or distortion can really becomes a lie to tell the truth. If I draw exactly, you’ll know what I saw ; if I really push on it, you’ll know what I felt”.
I think I need to write that somewhere. 😝 😉
So, I keep browsing my sketchbook for you, telling you what I tried to achieve with my sketches and talking, especially, about giving depth and dynamism to our drawings.
This video also includes 5 full minutes of Marc Taro Holmes painting and that’s such a treat to watch him paint and to study his awesome technique!! 😃
Btw, sorry for being so chatty about my sketches! 😉 I really hope that my talk can be useful for you, that it can give you some new ideas, inspire you for your own sketchbook, and can help you to grab a few tips from the workshops I attended. ☺️
The last video is almost ready too, so I think I will be able to upload it early this week. 😊