Lori Sokoluk Art

Return to Blog

Sketching ‘en plein air’ 

The weather is warming up here in Vancouver, and plein air sketching and painting is a ‘hot’ topic. I’ve done a free demo on plein air sketching, and just shot a short video for Opus on the topic. 



Why do it?

  • bring home personalized momentoes of your travels
  • send friends unique postcards that they will love
  • it's an enjoyable activity to do on vacation, or just sitting at your favourite neighbourhood cafe
  • for me, the most important reason is that it will deepen your experience of the places you visit

If you would like some guidance, the last 2 spots are still available in my upcoming workshop. Join me for two half-days of plein air exploration:

 

Plein Air Sketching with Watercolor and Ink

June 9-10th

Thursday-Friday 9am - 2pm

Douglas Park Community Centre, Vancouver

Call 604-257-8130 or register online  

 

Alternately, a lovely book to inspire you is The Urban Sketching Handbook: Architecture and Cityscapes by Gabriel Campanario. Thanks Josette D. for introducing me to this find : )


my . artist run website