I find Vivian Maier’s work to be truly fascinating. Her life story is so surreal. And to think her photographs were found in boxes at a jumble sale, forgotten, discarded; the public only seeing her work after her death. Visit her website to see the work of a great street photographer. I can’t always sketch from real-life so I use her… Continue reading Vivian Maier – Street Photographer
When I started sketching it was really hard to let go, to work fast and not be afraid to make mistakes. The more and more I sketch the easier it becomes. Now my drawings are full of mistakes, wobbly lines and smudges! 🙂 Take-away at Medborgplatsen Cello practice
The biggest problem I have and I guess everybody else is in the same boat, is finding time in ones busy life for hobby activities. I have found that my lunch break is a good time to do a little sketch. Yesterday I tried sketching in the morning, I just took an earlier bus to… Continue reading On the way to work…
Here is a recent portrait demo by David Jon Kassan
Sketched in the sleepy harbour of Karlby, on the island of Kökar in the Åland archipelago. The view from my boat on the island of Arholma which is situated in the northern Stockholm archipelago. Boat house containing a very old livestock transport boat. Cows are moved out to the islands in the archipelago during the… Continue reading Three panoramic sketches from my sailing adventures.
I came home yesterday after a three week holiday sailing around the Åland and Stockholm archipelagos. It was a wonderful adventure and I saw some amazing things. I have a number of panoramic sketches from the trip to publish, unfortunately I only managed to scan this little quickie sketch before my scanner suddenly, totally refused to work. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr!More sketches coming… Continue reading Sailing holiday