Winston Chappell Sketching Class

Since the Renaissance, artists, architects and travelers have documented buildings, gardens and landscapes in portable bound books. Sketchbooks record historical artifact to serve the designer in a variety of ways: 1. Quick, gestural sketches fix a mental impression of a scene, a moment of light and shade; 2. Slower, more detailed drawings can be representational […]

The Architect’s Sketchbook-Field Drawing with Winston Chappell

Kickoff Halloween season with a field sketching class at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Since the Renaissance, architects have sketched and measured all facets of architecture in portable bound books. Architects have used the sketchbook to record historical artifact in both representational sketches evoking three dimensions and carefully measured drawings drawn to scale.