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This is a podcast about drawing on location, with host Nishant Jain. Nishant speaks with other artists and urban-sketchers about the things that motivate them to draw their world, and the different ways that it enhances their lives.

May 20, 2022

On his website, James Richard says - "I never saw myself as Monet in the studio. I wanted to be Anthony Bourdain with a sketchbook." What was the meaning of art in James’ life? How far was Monet, and the world of fine art, from the world in which he grew up? What did it mean to be like Anthony Bourdain … but with a...


May 13, 2022

After completing “30 Days of Vancouver”, Nishant looks back at the goals of this self-imposed drawing challenge and considers the lessons he has learned from drawing everyday. He speaks about conversations with Sandi Hester (Ep 38 & 39) and David Morales (Ep 37) that led to the decision to undertake this challenge,...


May 6, 2022

Singapore-based comic artist Don Low talks about taking the leap from an engineering career to becoming a full-time creative. He shares stories from his lifelong journey of self-education and explains the role of urban sketching in his work.

Find his work on Instagram and visit his website.

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Apr 22, 2022

Seattle-based artist Eleanor Doughty is an independent artist, illustrator and urban-sketcher whose work includes murals, large canvases, prints, Kickstarter campaigns, and now also a book. This conversation explores how an independent illustrator can chart their path, and find a home for their ideas in work for others...


Apr 8, 2022

[Re-uploaded to edit a minor overlap in the audio. Sorry!]

In the second part of their extended conversation, Sandi Hester explains her creative process, her journey across various mediums and tools, and the role of observation in her art. Find Sandi Hester’s work on Instagram and YouTube.


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