Author Archives: Tina Koyama

  1. Urban Sketchers Announces Sponsors for 2015 Urban Sketchers Symposium

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    Sketchers from around the globe will gather in Singapore July 22 – 25 for the sixth annual Urban Sketchers Symposium. The educational and networking event is organized by Urban Sketchers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the art of on-location drawing. By sketching on location from direct observation, symposium participants will discover Singapore as they explore materials, techniques and concepts through workshops and other activities.

    This event is made possible in part by the support of our generous sponsors:

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  2. Symposium Sponsor Profile: Wörther

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    We are happy to introduce Wörther of Baden-­Baden, Germany. Wörther will be sponsoring the Urban Sketchers Symposium for the first time.

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  3. Symposium Sponsor Profile: Straits Art Co.

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    Straits Art Co. of Singapore specializes in serving the education, art and graphics communities since 1947. Straits Art provides quality service and establishes common grounds for artists around the world. The oldest and art supply store in Singapore, Straits Art is a favorite among Singapore’s sketchers and other artists.

  4. Symposium Sponsor Profile: Stillman & Birn

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    Founded in 2010, US sketchbook manufacturer Stillman & Birn will sponsor the Urban Sketchers Symposium for the third year. Stillman & Birn’s series of mixed-media sketchbooks offers artists a choice of paper shade, weight and surface most suitable for their techniques.

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  5. Symposium Sponsor Profile: Shin Han art

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    We are happy to introduce Shin Han art products from South Korea. Shin Han art is a first-time Symposium sponsor. “Passionate Color, Professional Touch” is the statement that embodies the essence of Shin Han. Since the company was established in 1967, the hands-on ownership of the Han family have never changed. Shin Han art products are used worldwide in diverse fields by professionals and hobby artists. Fine art oils, acrylics, watercolors and art markers are some of the many interesting products offered. Shin Han art is presenting participants with watercolor pans ideal for sketching.

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  6. Symposium Sponsor Profile: Moleskine

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    Moleskine has been our partner for many years as a Symposium sponsor. Moleskine and Urban Sketchers share a love of the analog approach of recording what we see in a notebook and the digital approach of sharing online. Moleskine will provide sketchbooks for Symposium attendees.

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  7. Symposium Sponsor Profile: Leuchtturm1917

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    We are happy to introduce Leuchtturm1917 sketchbooks from Germany. Leuchtturm1917 will sponsor the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore as a Platinum sponsor this year for the first time. Read more…

  8. Symposium Sponsor Profile: Caran d’Ache and Melchers

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    Symposium Sponsor Profile: Caran d’Ache and Melchers

    A trading and distribution company of a wide variety of brands, Melchers is the exclusive distributor of Caran d’Ache products in Singapore. Since 1915, Caran d’Ache has demonstrated a strong attachment to beautiful materials. Read more…

  9. Symposium Sponsor Profile: PEN.UP

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    We are happy to welcome PEN.UP as a Platinum sponsor for the second time!

    PEN.UP is a vibrant community of mobile digital artists from around the globe that enables urban sketchers to talk to friends and exchange information.
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  10. Urban Sketchers Announces Platinum and Gold Sponsors for 2015 Urban Sketchers Symposium

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    Urban Sketchers Announces Platinum and Gold Sponsors for 2015 Urban Sketchers Symposium
     

    Sketchers from around the globe will gather in Singapore July 22 – 25 for the sixth annual Urban Sketchers Symposium. The educational and networking event is organized by Urban Sketchers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the art of on-location drawing. By sketching on location from direct observation, symposium participants will discover Singapore as they explore materials, techniques and concepts through workshops and other activities.
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