Author Archives: Suhita Shirodkar

About Suhita Shirodkar

obsessive-sketcher. graphic designer.

Cambodia: the temples of Ta Prohm and Angkor Thom

A full day of sketching the temples around Angkor. Take big, complex, layered and textured  stone structures. Throw in a cloudy day with diffused light and it’s quite a challenge to try and figure what to focus on and draw. Our first temple … Continue reading

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Cambodia: Tuk-tuks and other little bits

I spent a very short 3.5 days in Siam Riep, Cambodia, sketching with a very enthusiastic bunch of urban sketchers. My trip (and sketches) in no way touch upon the many, many aspects of this country worth exploring. Most glaringly, … Continue reading

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Last little bits from Singapore

Little bits and pieces of my trip to Singapore that I haven’t posted yet… A page of quick figure sketches on a layover at Narita Airport, on my way to Singapore. Sailor Bent Nib Pen, and something I’ve been playing … Continue reading

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Calligraphic Sketching with Melanie Reim

I’ve wanted to take a workshop with Melanie Reim ever since I got a sneak-peek at her teaching in Barcelona. I love that she draws inspiration from her surroundings to explore mark-making and composition and I am fascinated by how much color and texture she brings … Continue reading

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All my Waterloo Street Sketches

More from the Urban Sketchers Symposium, Singapore. When you teach a workshop on Waterloo Street 3 days in a row, and you demo at every one of the workshops, and you go in a day early and draw on location, and draw … Continue reading

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Capturing Chaos: workshop review (and downloadable pdf)

It’s always an honor to teach at an Urban Sketchers Symposium. I taught my first workshop in Brazil last year and was thrilled to teach again this year. My workshop in Singapore was titled  Capturing Chaos: Drawing a Crowd. Here is … Continue reading

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Early morning sketching in Singapore

I’m just back from teaching a workshop at the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore ( more on that later). As always the experience was exhilarating, exhausting and left me buzzing with new ideas to explore. One of my favorite parts of the … Continue reading

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