Where Will Your Sketchbook Take You?

Where will your sketchbook take you?

Your sketchbook has become your companion, always in your bag or under your arm. From your morning coffee to traveling home from work, an artist’s sketchbook is home to multiple mediums and countless memories.

These memories create inspiration. They spur the artist further as they play with concepts for pieces or as a source of entertainment to help pass the time on their travels. Your sketchbook was there with you when you drove down the coastline with your family, that morning you got stuck in traffic, and during the most unexpected rushes of inspiration.

Artist Don Colley traversed Vancouver for his first time, documenting the people and sights he experienced. He visited the bustling streets of the downtown core and the serene waterfront of Granville Island. Don got a great taste of the city – and so did his sketchbook!

Watch Where Will Your Sketchbook Take You? above to discover all the places Don’s sketchbook took him!

Plus – Another video!

Add new mark-making techniques to your repertoire with the addition of your digits – your fingers, that is! Using a fountain pen and Faber-Castell Pitt Pens, Don shares a few quick ways to add texture to your next sketch in our video Urban Sketching Techniques.

Interested in some of the products Don uses?
Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Drawing Pens
Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Brush Pens
Faber-Castell Pitt Big Brush Pens
Lamy Fountain Pens
White China Markers
Moleskine Watercolour Books
Strathmore Toned Gray Sketch Softcover Art Journal