10x10 Urban Sketching Workshops

Saturday November 10


We are happy to bring back the popular series of on-location sketching workshops to Portland starting March, 2018. We are working together with the international Urban Sketchers organization and many local chapters around the world with the goal of establishing a year long educational program for current and aspiring urban sketchers in the area using Portland’s sites and culture as our main subject and inspiration.Each workshop will be 2 hours and 30 minutes long and will take place either in the morning or afternoon on Saturday or Sunday. Check the schedule for exact times and days. All workshops are suitable for any level of sketching ability and the full series will cover such subjects as color, line, texture, composition, perspective, human proportion, sketching crowds, story telling, picture planes, panoramas, complicated interior angles, scale, as well as overcoming common issues and obstacles when it comes to sketching on location.  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 3pm (Lloyd Center) Humbled but not Overwhelmed: Keeping your Sketcher’s Cool in Large Complicated SpacesInstructor: Rita Sabler  Workshop is full. Waitlist Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 3pm (Location: Lan Su Chinese Garden*)Drama Queen or a Great Manipulator: Making Sketches that Intrigue and Grab AttentionInstructor: Rita Sabler  *Entrance fee to the garden ($10) is not included with your registration Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 3pm (Location: Cargo Store in South East)All Together Now and with Perspective: Fitting all of the Bits and Pieces into a Grid Instructor: Pete Scully Workshop is full. Waitlist LEVEL Workshops are designed for all levels of participants. Instructors will provide guidance and tips necessary to get started for beginner sketchers while more seasoned artists will be challenged to further their skills with a fun array of fast-paced subjects and themes.   LEARNING GOALS Learn and perfect the art of sketching on location; Improve your drawing skills; Learn how to select, frame and design visual stories on a page; Learn how writing and drawing can work together to communicate more to your audience; Experience the advantages of group learning and seeing the many paths to success; Create visual stories about Portland; Join the exciting Urban Sketching movement that is taking the world by storm. REGISTRATION Full Program: 10 Workshops $325Half Program: 5 Workshops $175Single Workshop $40    Register by emailIf you are trying to avoid fees you can register by email urbansketcherspdx@gmail.com with your choice of workshops and send your payment by check (Rita Sabler 1001 SE Water Ave. Suite 210, Portland, OR 97214) or by Cash App to hold your spot. https://cash.me/$RitaSabler CANCELATIONS Cancelations are possible if requested on the following schedule:Full Program: March 7 is the last day to cancel. No partial refunds are possible once the program begins.Half Program: At least 10 days prior to the date of the first workshop you signed up for.Individual Workshops: At least 10 days ahead of your workshop. SCHOLARSHIPS In order to attract a larger variety of participants we are making a limited amount of scholarships available. These scholarships will cover 50% of the cost and are geared primarily toward students. If you think you might qualify for a scholarship please send us a letter about your sketching goals, background, and financial need to urbansketcherspdx@gmail.com