Friday, October 29, 2021

USk Week 2021 in Intragna, Switzerland

It was lovely to be invited to spend time in the Italian part of Switzerland earlier this month and give two workshops as part of the inaugural USk Week in Intragna, a small hilltop village in the canton of Ticino. The event was hosted by Mario Leimbacher, with Vincent Desplanche and Johanna Krimmel teaching workshops too.

As well as lots of sketching, there were also visits to local restaurants, hikes across the stunning landscape plus free time in the afternoons. It was great to meet so many of the Swiss Urban Sketcher community and I was made to feel very welcome. Mario is planning future events so do get in touch with him if you’d like more information.

Here are some of my sketchbook spreads from the week, including another attempt at ‘doing a Swasky’ in drawing the very picturesque Intragna Piazza. I’ll get the hang of the corners one day!

I’m quite enjoying sharing my sketching knowledge with others so do get in touch if you are organising or hosting events and would like me to give a drawing workshop.

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