Holbein Watercolor – Tool Review

From the supplies selection I made on a previous post, I have in my hands the  set of 24 Watercolor Colors by Holbein. The first impression is really excellent, everything packed and ordered in a very elegant way, it is a set with a good variety of colors that allows its direct use and with…

Strathmore Sketchbook – Tool Review

I'm still searching for the perfect Sketchbook ... In a previous post I reviewed Stillman & Birn and it is an excellent option that stands out above any other I have tried before. Still, I did not want to make a decision without first evaluating something equivalent, at the same professional level, so I decided…

Stillman & Birn Sketchbook – Tool Review

  I've been trying lots of sketchbooks, different sizes, brands, quality and what not. The perfect sketchbook doesn't exist per se since every person, every different situation or technic has its own sketchbook that suits. Following that idea i have been and could be using diferent sketchbooks forever. Things are changing very fast for me,…

A Building Book!

Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling   English Viable houses? well, they have to be lovable for sure, for that we need to study house styles, but there is not a viable house if you cannot build it, right? I studied architecture in Venezuela, where concrete is the god of building materials, even when i…

Tokyo Storefronts!

  Mateusz Urbanowicz is a Polish illustrator whose facination with Japanese anime led him to settle in the Japanese nation where he works in a film production company of the genre. Mateusz has his life parallel to the formal work that occupies him and that is the one he shares through his social media accounts,…

New Book!

A Field Guide To American Houses English This is for my American House Project, understanding american houses styles and the elements that define each one of them is a key for my project. One of the goals for this project is to make it viable, well, a house without style is not viable for an…

James Richards’ Book!!

The first book I got when I started my research about the Urban Sketchers was Gabriel Campanario´s  The Art of Urban sketching, at the end of the book there is a list of his favorites Sketchers colleagues, i randomly took names from that list, stared googling and then I found some specific sketches that made me jump and…