Kid’s Art Camp in India: A Report


Sketch Away: Travels with my sketchbook

A couple of months ago, I put out a call asking for donations of supplies for an urban sketching camp I wanted to run for the kids in a village in India. So many of you responded, and I had lots of supplies to take with me. A big, big thank you to my family of artists (and art stores) in the area that sent in supplies. Here is the report I promised you. It’s longish, but I guarantee it will put a smile on your face. (And if you knew nothing about the project so far, you might still like this post).

nargolwadi.jpgA bit of background on the project.
Nargolwadi is a little hamlet in the Deogad district of Maharashtra, India where my family has a small mango farm. Most of the inhabitants of the village work as day labor on the farms in the area and tend small…

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2 responses to “Kid’s Art Camp in India: A Report

  1. Thanks for reblogging this. You are so right, never too early to start drawing from observation and no geographical boundaries! All our worlds are amazing, and worth observing, drawing and sharing.

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