Should I Take My Sketchpad on Holiday?

I asked myself this very question as I was packing for my holiday earlier this summer.  For me it was a simple answer, yes. This was because I was going on an art holiday!  However in the past I haven’t always travelled with my sketchpad, in this post I want to describe the benefits as I see them of taking a sketchpad on holiday with you…

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4 Inspiring Locations to Draw

Drawing on location is important because it gets us out of the comfortable studio, home or classroom and makes us observe the world around us.  Of course there are some practicalities with drawing on location to consider, such as the weather! However it is well worth it and you don’t have to only draw when you are on holiday or trips, there are lots of things to observe all around us everyday.

Here are some ideas of places that I have enjoyed drawing and why, however you should draw wherever your own interests take you.

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