Like many of us, I can’t get enough of Tommy Kane. These two stages in the sketch of a Namdaemun market stall in Seoul caught my attention because it’s a treat to see an artist’s progression. And he tells such good stories.
Prashant Miranda’s postcard sketches of homes are from the watercolor journal he keeps with him at all times. I first heard of this artist via Escape into Life, one of my favorite blogs. A native of Bangalore, he chose a career in animation in Toronto, and now balances his life between Canada and India. These old homes of Bandra are for a current show in India. Continue reading
These travel sketches are from the diary of Stephen Tennant (1906-1987), a friend of the photographer Cecil Beaton, recording a holiday in Gibraltar, Morocco and Tangier in 1948. Such colorful composition. Go here for more from these diaries, found in the St. John’s College library archives.
- Cecil Beaton Stateside (telegraph.co.uk)
These multi-faceted works by Liisa Kruusmagi, based in Estonia, are from sketchbooks covering her time studying in the U.S. at the Rhode Island School of Design. Her Behance site has plenty of other examples to browse.
For me these drawings are drawn up memories, sometimes they are even better than photographs to remember something. Liisa Kruusmagi