While a lot of people have taken to cameras and smartphones to document their travels, Singapore-based artist Cherngzhi Lian takes out his pencils and watercolours to remember the sights and sounds of places. Cherngzhi ‘thinks of his artworks as a study of the world and humanity and uses it as a tool to comprehend the human […]
Dice Tsutsumi, of Pixar and Gerald Guerlais, was able to bring more than 70 artists together for this Sketch Travel project. The only requirement was to hand-deliver the sketchbook to a fellow artist. The project will culminate in an auction of the original book and the proceeds will be donated to the international literacy non-profit, […]
Philadelphia-based artist Dan Lehman’s witty hand drawn illustrations are teeming with style, humor and imagination. With thoughts and images intimately accumulating in his ongoing QRS sketchbooks series, the viewer sees Lehman’s visions unfold from his day-to-day life.
What began as a way to fill the hour a day I spend on the subway has become one of the most exciting parts of my studio practice. Each morning, I post a new entry to the ongoing catalogue of images and thought fragments that fill my sketchbook. The subject matter is gleaned from childhood memories, overheard conversations, half recalled movie trivia and anything else I can get my hands on. It is impossible to say what direction the project will take as it moves forward, but I hope you will check in occasionally to see where I end up.
The Sketchbook Project collects thousands of artists’ sketchbooks from across the globe and exhibits them in cities all over the world. The crew just posted a sneak peek at some of the finished sketchbooks that have just arrived at Project HQ in Brooklyn.
The first time I ever consumed a certain psychotropic substance, I proceeded to board a plane and go on a trip in more than one way. I had my sketchbook, and I coped with my deteriorating mental state by drawing pictures in it. I think had I never regained my sanity and never gotten off that plane, my drawings might have started looking like those of Casey Jex Smith.