City Arts Newbury -with Newbury Urban Sketchers and Isabel Carmona

We’re delighted to join Newbury Urban sketchers and Isabel Carmona (who provided all the images for this post) for a sketching afternoon in September. Please join us to sketch in Newbury on Sunday 18 Sept 2022. We will meet outside the City Arts Newbury Hub at 14.00 to meet and urbansketch. We’ll walk from there to the Newbury Town Centre Square. We shall have our … Continue reading City Arts Newbury -with Newbury Urban Sketchers and Isabel Carmona

Caversham Market and Gardens

On Sunday 19th June we sketched in Caversham Court Gardens and the surrounding area. I worried about rain in the week before, but in the end it was perfect sketching weather and lots of people came to draw the interesting architecture, plants and wildlife. We had a couple of new people and some people just popped in to say hi and see what USk is … Continue reading Caversham Market and Gardens

Central Reading

Our latest sketch outing was to central Reading where people wandered off in all directions to capture whatever caught their eye. Some drew the hidden nooks of Holybrook nestled behind Bluegrass BBQ. Others drew the Hexagon, the iconic Oracle roundabout with its giant O and the scenic views around St Mary’s Church. I ended up on Cross street, just off Broad Street towards the railway … Continue reading Central Reading

Ridgeline Gardens March 2022

WhenOn Sunday 20th March 2022, we all met at Ridgeline Gardens on a cold, sunny morning to urbansketch. We were able to visit thanks to one of our members, Pam Johnson, arranging access for us. Later that afternoon, there was an open day as the daffodils were in bloom. Ridgeline Community Gardens help people to learn new skills, regain lost skills and improve mental and … Continue reading Ridgeline Gardens March 2022

Museum of English Rural life (MERL)

The day after storm Eunice caused small mayhem across the UK, we gathered together for the first time in 2022 at the Museum of English Rural Life. MERL is a favourite sketching place for Reading Sketchers and we tend to visit at least once a year. Usually in winter because there’s lots to draw indoors. Everyone there is super nice, and they even have stools … Continue reading Museum of English Rural life (MERL)