The Art of Elena Limkina 

If you’ve got an old soul, you’ll be enamored by the delightfully old-fashioned work of Moscow-based artist Elena Limkina. Every week, she offers the world a glimpse into her personal sketchbook, and its pages tell vivid stories of nature, architecture, and classical paintings.


Stellar Drawings Selected as Winners of WAF’s Inaugural Architecture Drawing Prize

The World Architecture Festival has announced the winner of the their inaugural Architecture Drawing Prize, established to recognize the “continuing importance of hand drawing, whilst also embracing the creative use of digitally produced renderings.” From 166 entries from architects, designers and students across the globe, 38 of the best drawings were shortlisted within three categories: Digital, Hand-drawn, and Hybrid. 

This year, the overall winner was Momento Mori: a Peckham Hospice Care Home by Jerome Xin Hao Ng (top image), produced as part of Ng’s final diploma project at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.

pretentiousfilmstudent  asked:

hey bud im interested in learnng how to sketch, mainly places and spaces. any resources or tips you'd recommend? -a

Check out the YouTube Channel Themodmin for video tutorials of how to draw architecture, people and trees.

Check out these 10 sketching tips for beginners.

Go out and sketch, all you need is pen and paper (or pencil depending on your preference). It does not matter how crude or developed are the drawings, practice is what matters. Maybe there is an urban sketchers group on a city near to you, there is no substitute to sharing tips and techniques with a group of sketchers. Here is an article with some basic information about urban sketching.

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