Category for Art on the Go

Art on the Go: Art School – Line Basics: Hatch and Marks to Imply Light and Dimension

Posted by • September 22, 2017 • Art on the Go ,Art School Add Comment
Art School: Line Basics Hatch Lines by Wanderlust Designer

Hatching or adding hatch marks is a technique used to add dimension and tonality to line art. It adds dimension to a simple line drawing by implying light and shadow. The hatch marks are

Art on the Go: Art School: Line Basics – Blind Contour Drawings

Posted by • September 14, 2017 • Art on the Go ,Art School Add Comment
Art School: Blind Contour Exercises by Wanderlust Designer

A blind contour drawing is where you only look at the object you are drawing, and not at the paper you are drawing on. The purpose of this type of drawing is to have

Illustration News: New Road Trip Sticker Pack for Pic Collage App

Posted by • September 8, 2017 • Art on the Go ,On Location ,Road Trips ,Travel Stories Add Comment
Road Trip Sticker Pack for Pic Collage by Wanderlust Designer

I’m sure many of you know– I am a huge fan of a good road trip! There’s just nothing like packing up your car and heading out onto the long highway to places unknown

On Location: Spend the Day Painting a Mask in Venice, Italy

Posted by • February 3, 2016 • Art on the Go ,Cities to Explore ,On Location Add Comment
Paint a Mask in Venice Italy (Illustration and Story by Wanderlust Designer)

Whenever Carnevale di Venezia time comes around, I always think of the great experience my family and I had in Venice painting our own mask. It was our first trip to Venice, and although we were

Art on the Go: Art School – Line Weight

Posted by • March 12, 2015 • Art on the Go ,Art School Add Comment
Art on the Go: Art School - Lesson in Line Weight by Wanderlust Designer

Experimenting with line weights in your sketching can open up a world of possibilities to your drawings. There’s something quite clean and straightforward about a line drawing that is created using one single line

Art on the Go: Art School Line Basics: Contour vs. Gestural vs. Implied

Posted by • January 6, 2015 • Art on the Go ,Art School 1 Comment
Art on the Go: Art School Line Basics - Contour vs. Gestural vs. Implied by Wanderlust Designer

One of my goals this year is to kick off a new Art on the Go series called “Art School.” Although I attended art school many, many years ago, like any profession, it’s always

Art on the Go: Sketching in a Cemetery and Creative Projects Beyond Halloween

Posted by • October 29, 2014 • Art on the Go ,Travel Sketches Add Comment
Art on the Go: Sketching in a Cemetery: Creative Fun Beyond Halloween (watercolor by Wanderlust Designer)

The other weekend my daughter and I headed to Half Moon Bay for some sketching with my local en plein air art group. Although I live relatively close to this moody seaside town, I have

Art on the Go: Finding Cultural Sketching Experiences Right at Home

Posted by • October 29, 2014 • Art on the Go Add Comment
Japanese Tea House Sketch, Central Park, San Mateo (by Wanderlust Designer)

Sometimes you don’t have to hop on a plane and travel far to find a culturally rich location to sketch. It’s amazing what may be right near home. For instance, in the Bay Area where

Art on the Go: Make a Map of Your Stay

Posted by • February 15, 2014 • Art on the Go Add Comment
Art on the Go: Map Sketch of My Visit to Paris by Wanderlust Designer

Sometimes a visit to a new place can be a whirlwind. You arrive, you tour, and the next thing you know you’re packing up and heading home. Once back, you try to remember what

Art on the Go: Sketching on a Foreign Newspaper

Posted by • January 30, 2014 • Art on the Go ,Travel Sketches 2 Comments
Art on the Go: Sketching on Foreign Newsprint to Add Character to Your Drawings by Wanderlust Designer

Whenever I travel, I love to buy a newspaper or two in the country I’m visiting. Although I’m not much of a linguist, I enjoy browsing through the articles, photos, ads and editorials to