Friday, March 10, 2017

#usk10x10 Medium Stories: Expanding the View

Whether you're telling a little story, a medium tale, or an epic in your sketches, add to your visual vocabulary with our 10 talented instructors in our "10Years 10 Classes" program. Sharpen your pencils and sharpen your skills while you celebrate the 10th anniversary of Urban Sketchers.

Registration opens on March 15

 Classes start April 15. 

Meet Our Next Group of Instructors

Medium Stories: Expanding the View

May 13,  "How to Sketch Like an Architect" (Six Hour Class)          Instructor: Joel Berman

Joel Berman, LEEDAP,ALA, is the founder and president of Joel Berman Architecture & Design, Ltd., a Chicago architecture firm specializing in inner city adaptive reuse and heritage restoration for restaurant, hospitality, live theater, and institutional and residential development

For Joel, clear and fast sketching has been a factor in the success of his design work and architectural practice. Joel is on the Executive Board of Urban Sketchers, and is active in the Chicago chapter. In addition to running a successful practice, Joel has taught architectural sketching at the Art Institute of Chicago (1997), Columbia College School of Interior Architecture (1997-2004), the Chicago Architecture Foundation Adult Education Program (2005-2011), Urban Sketchers Chicago (2014-2016), The Ontario Association of Architects (2013-2017), The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (2017), and for the United States National Endowment for the Humanities/Chicago Architecture Foundation Urban Gateways Program (2009-2013).

May 20,  "The Fear is Real: Sketching Humans"                         Instructor: Jingo de la Rosa

Jingo de la Rosa is a commercial illustrator, urban sketcher and art educator. He has been illustrating professionally since 2011, having been an in-house artist for a major publishing company. In 2013, he decided to take the jump and go the freelance route! Since then, he has worked with world-renowned organizations such as Duncan Toys, the Houston Symphony and Eli Lilly & Co, among others.

Jingo is the host for DRAWN, a bimonthly sketch night and live performance event that serves local Indianapolis artists, art students and hobbyists.

May 27,  "ArchiSketch: Lincoln Park Zoo and Garden"                 Instructor: Joann Sondy

Joann Sondy is a career graphic designer and communicator with a specialty in presentation and publications. In 2016, she launched ArchiSketch Chicago workshops which combine her passions for storytelling and architecture.

A docent with Chicago Architecture Foundation since 2012, Joann leads tours through downtown Chicago with a preference for late 19th to mid-20th century buildings. An accomplished storyteller, Joann is fueled by her advanced Toastmaster skills. Her special interests are Chicago history and sketching architecture, focusing on details such as hand-crafted ornamentation.

Coming Up Next: 

Meet the Instructors for Great Stories: The Big Picture 

Registration opens on Wednesday, March 15!
Classes begin April 15!

See the full course schedule here:

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