Many high school Painting / Fine Art students worry that their sketchbooks must be wild, gestural explorations, with layers of media exploding from each page. This sketchbook is a reminder that this is not always the case. Here, a sketchbook layout has been approached with the sophisticated eye of a graphic designer; each page taking on the aesthetic of a contemporary magazine.

24 creative sketchbook examples to inspire Art students

23 creative sketchbook examples to inspire high school Painting / Fine Art students. it could really help my artist's block.

At its essence, a student sketchbook should emulate that of a practising artist. With photographs providing evidence of first-hand research, quick confident gestural drawings showing a response to this environment, and scrawled annotation, these sketchbook pages – showing the development of ideas for a sculpture entitled ‘Stone Egg’ – do that.

Sculpture and 3D Design Sketchbooks – 20 Creative examples

evidence of first-hand research, quick confident gestural drawings showing a response to this environment, and scrawled annotation, these sketchbook pages – showing the development of ideas for a sculpture entitled ‘Stone Egg’ – .

These sketchbook pages are an example of the artist analysis and experiment that Samantha completed as part of her GCSE exam project. The drawing and media trials demonstrate a level of technical skill and confidence that is well beyond her years.

An A* GCSE Art Exam: Force

GCSE Artist research page analysing portraiture and eyes by Samantha Li Tutorial

Beautiful jellyfish

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Beautiful jellyfish I love the watercolor tattoos that are becoming more popular. This jelly fish design is colorful and fantastic.

Love the vintage postcard/geometric embroidery mixed media work of Seattle based artist Shaun Kardinal.

vintage postcard/geometric embroidery mixed media work of Seattle based artist Shaun Kardinal Sewing - an interesting medium I didn't think of experimenting with for my postcards.

Creative effects to use with watercolors Unfortunately I don't know what the original source of that image is. I've tried looking for it with Google, but I only come up with pinterest, weheartit and tumblr.

Winsor and Newton Cotman watercolors to test different texture techniques. (On Arches cold press, using Winsor Newton's Cotman watercolors-- photo only

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