June 25 – just got word that dates have been changed to July 8 & 9, so changing them here as well. KM
Last year I joined the Sketchbook Project when we were in Brooklyn, and now my little sketchbook is touring the country with 100’s of others in a special little “bookmobile”. The topic I chose was “Borders”, one of those interesting multi-dimensional concepts that gives lots of room for interpretation. I actually had a bit of “stage fright”, staring at that little blank book, but I approached like I do any other sketches, just get started and see what develops!
If you happen to be in Portland, I highly recommend stopping by and thumbing through a few sketchbooks. I couldn’t believe how marvelous it was to hold the ACTUAL sketchbook in my hand, reading the artists’ own handwriting, seeing every stroke of the pen – it’s why original art is so much better than a copy, duh! Here’s the scoop:
The Sketchbook Project Mobile Library is making two special stops in Portland, OR! To start, we’ll be at Portland Art Museum on Friday, July 8th and 9th. We’d love to see you out!
These events are totally free to attend. You’ll be able to browse sketchbooks cataloged by theme, materials, tags, location, and much more. You can even pick up a blank book for creating your own submission to next year’s project.
Please join us:
June 27th | 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205
RSVP AND GET EVENT DETAILS HERE
June 28th | 12:00pm – 4:00pm
SW Park Ave
Between SW Taylor and SW Yamhill