In recent weeks I have researched some artists who use modern means to do sketches on location as well as another studio tool. Much like Hockney and Scarfe noted above, I have ‘dabbled’ in the relatively new work of ‘tablet... Continue Reading →
A selection of sketches made when travelling.
Artists – Travel Sketchbooks Hockney David Hockney (1937 – present) David Hockney was born in Bradford and attended Bradford School of Art and later the Royal Academy School. Stereotypically a northerner the Yorkshire born artist is unapologetic and brave in... Continue Reading →
Artists – Travel Sketchbooks Constable John Constable (1776 – 1837) An Another artist contemporary to both Delacroix and Turner. Constable has come to be recognised as the quintessential painter of English countryside. He also looked to the tradition of rural... Continue Reading →
Artists – Travel Sketchbooks Turner J.M.W.Turner (1775 – 1851) Turner was contemporary to Delacroix, a few years older he also had a formal art training before embarking on a life-long habit of travelling and making copious sketches on location. His... Continue Reading →