I love summer because I’m always on the go. It’s the best time of year
to travel, and I just can’t seem to say no to any outing or adventure
that comes my way. Want to take a road trip through the Carolinas,
Court? I’m there. A holiday to Chicago? Sign me up. A vacation in
California’s wine country? I wish, but yes! But with all this moving
around, I want to make sure that my sketchbook doesn’t get ignored, so
I’ve come up with a few on-the-go sketching and painting strategies
that I want to share with you.
Scott Burdick and Susan Lyon are skilled artists, inspiring
instructors, and just really kind people. If you've ever been in a
workshop with either of them, you are lucky enough to know what I mean.
In watching them work, you get a sense of the sensitivity and
thoughtfulness with which they craft their paintings and drawings. They
share their experiences as working artists and motivate those around
them with the wealth of knowledge they share.
Burdick and Lyon have done us all a good turn by creating online video lessons on several art topics including figure drawing and portrait drawing, which I wanted to highlight for all of you.