So-Cal

Last weekend I was lucky enough to find myself teaching a workshop and giving a lecture on reportage at the Sketchkon, hosted by Sketchbook Skool, and taking place in sunny Pasadena, California. What a great group of people, and a fun experience. Managed to get over to Venice Beach for one afternoon with friends Margo, […]

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From the Archives

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Veronica Lawlor, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Sketchbook Skool Interview.” #ODADarchive This is a quick drawing I made as one of my illustrated answers for Sketchbook Skool’s Fakulty Friday interview. You can read it HERE. My […]

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Day42: The Life and Lore of Bees

Illustration by Veronica Lawlor / Design by Hambly & Woolley, Toronto During the last weeks of his administration, President Obama secured increased protection for the rusty-patched bumblebee, which is now officially designated as an endangered species. Unbelievably, the rusty-patched bumblebee population has gone down almost 90% since the 1990s. (Scientific American) Besides contributing to the […]

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Day 37

Drawing flowers can be mesmerizing for me because I find myself getting pleasantly lost in the inter-winding lines and curves.  Incorporating the collage element was a bonus. It added a new element in the enjoyment of exploration.  There was a freedom in not having to make it look perfect, so to speak.  I hope to […]

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Day 30

This drawing is from a day out at Ochs Orchard in Warwick, NY.  My kids collected tons of apples and drank apple cider. Taking time to paint and draw out doors is just so peaceful. It allows you to appreciate the uniqueness of the world we live in, especially for us city folks. The fun challenge of drawing nature is […]

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