15-Minute Sketch: Cities

August 16, 2018 1 Comment

Cities are a wonderful mixture of people, cars and buildings. Each element helps build a dynamic drawing or painting. 


In one Michael Holter's demos in his upcoming workshop 7 Step Watercolor Landscapes, he'll show you how to tackle a street scene with figures and a building. 


wanted to give you a head start on your drawing skills around the subject and have pulled the perfect 15-Minute Sketch, Cities. Practice your buildings and figures, and sign up to be notified for when Michael's demonstration goes on presale. (And get a prerelease discount!) 

Please note: The video does not include audio. Five reference photos will be on screen each for 3 minutes each. Think of it like your no-excuses reference photo slide show. Ready, set, sketch!


If you’d like to learn more about painting the urban landscape, we recommend:

Learn to paint cities:

Ratindra Das’ Painting a Personal Reality in Watercolor
John Salminen’s Urban Landscape in Watercolor
Cheng-Khee Chee’s Tradtional Watecolor Approach
Carl Dalio’s Color Power: The Path to Visualizing Energetic Color

Each image is copyright free. Follow the links to learn more about the photogaphers  (and see their other great work) and to get the larger image for painting.

Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4, Image 5

15-Minute Sketch is an ongoing series to create easy ways for you to practice your daily drawing and sketching. Just 15-minutes a day will make a huge difference in your drawing and painting abilities.

Please note: The video below does not include audio. Five reference photos will be on screen each for 3 minutes each. Ready, set, sketch!


1 Response

dorian cory
dorian cory

August 20, 2018

love this learning tid bits…

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