78: Creating Art Outdoors: Urban Sketching and Plein Air Painting

Mike Hendley shares a sketchbook tour on Instagram and talks about some of his entries in his perpetual journal. Mike visits a local tulip festival to create some sketchbook entries outside. Inspired by the outdoor experience, Mike does an overview of his current plein air/urban sketching set-up. He covers everything from where to sit, what tools work and how to set up the best creative experience outdoors. Easels, sketchbooks, paints and brushes and so much more are covered in this episode.

Sketchbook tour IG reel (part 1, part 2)




Canadian Tulip Festival

Christel (@artsbychristel on IG)


Umbrella (on Amazon)


James Gurney Easel

James Gurney on Drawing Inspiration

Manfrotto Tripod


Etchr sketchbook

Hannemuhle watercolor book


Casein paint

Pentel Graphgear 1000

Tenwin eraser

Tombow Mono eraser

Blue tack

Sailor pen

Carbon ink

France van Stone on Drawing Inspiration

Rosemary & Co

Escoda Versatil

Pentel Water brush

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