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Singapore USk Symposium - part 2

I'm continuing my first post about the amazing experience of Singapore USk Symposium. Teaching our workshop "Face the City!" together with my friend from Denmark Ea Ejersbo   was, of course, the main reason for coming there. Ea spent the last winter in Israel, near me, and then born our idea of leading a workshop together again. As our mutual favorite sketching subject is people, the starting point was easy to choose. We even did a rehearsal of our workshop in Jaffa for the local Urban Sketchers group. But, of course, doing it in Singapore, for the international audience, as part of the USk symposium, was a different experience! Certainly, it's impossible to learn sketching people in three and a half hours, and even in there and a half days. Nothing can't exchange her majesty practice, but still, it's possible to transfer our approach to sketching people, and even maybe to the urban sketching in general. I don't fancy perfect step-by-step recipes of a pe

Visit to the North

We went for a two nights at the north with our young daughter and a family of our friends - a bit of nature for the end of summer.Here are some sketches done there. kids playing Catan barbecue and very important conversations  elephant at our kitchen #1 elephant at our kitchen #2 elephant at our kitchen #3 view from the window at the fish restaurant in Arabic village Yasib tired parents and tired kids, end of the summer at the Ahziv beach  high waves we are going home!

Singapore USk Symposium - part 1

A few weeks passed since I'm back from Singapore. It was my third USk Symposium and I tried to prepare myself to the experience, but of course it didn't help. I remember myself thinking during the Symposium - "try to freeze the moments! try to keep the feeling in your memory!" But everything comes to its end, and here I'm, with my photos, souvenirs and the most precious, my sketchbooks - all that left after this amazing week! Singapore itself, with its super kind and friendly citizens, plus all the local organizers of the Symposium, gave me a feeling of home. Meeting the international sketchers gang felt to me like the classmates reunion - it was so great meeting old friends, and getting know in person new ones, hanging out together, chatting, drinking & eating, and, of course, sketching! I was honored to be a part of the Symposium faculty, so very fun and special teaching experience added to all the others, I will write about it in my next post. Finally I s