Who We Are
Urban Sketchers is a network of artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel to. Our mission is to "Show the World, One Drawing at a Time." Visit our main blog at urban sketchers dot org for more information.
Sketchers who live north of the San Francisco Bay in California share their drawings on this blog.
1. We draw on location, indoors or out, capturing what we see from direct observation.
2. Our drawings tell the story of our surroundings, the places we live and where we travel.
3. Our drawings are a record of time and place.
4. We are truthful to the scenes we witness.
5. We use any kind of media and cherish our individual styles.
6. We support each other and draw together.
7. We share our drawings online.
8. We show the world, one drawing at a time.
Contact UsFor questions about Urban Sketchers- North Bay, email dphock (at) comcast (dot) net.
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My take on the massive tree stump at the entrance to Oak Hill Farm. I decided to approach this drawing with my brush and watercolor. I was hoping to show how huge this tree stump really was. The roots were … Continue reading
Rusty farm equipment. Found his piece of ancient farm machinery out in front of the barn at Oak Hill Farm. This was harder to draw that I thought. It’s all spindles and springs.
This is the store front for the Oak Hill Barn Store. The old barn was once used as the milk barn for the farms dairy cows. Now the barn has been converted into a store to sell the fruits, vegetables … Continue reading
Traveling highway 12 just outside of Glen Ellen, it’s nearly impossible to miss the towering tree roots designating the entrance to 45-acre Oak Hill Farm. The roots are what’s left of an overturned eucalyptus that met its fate during a … Continue reading
Come join us SATURDAY August 9, 2014 at 10am-1pm at Cornerstone Sonoma for the next sketch outing. We’ll meet at 10am at the entrance, then disperse to sketch around the area. We’ll meet back at 1pm to share our sketches. … Continue reading
Also on our Sketch Day, I was able to ink in this drawing, then color it at home later the same day. One of the many fine restaurants in Healdsburg, Bravas, Bar de Tapas. A great menu of small “Tapas” style … Continue reading