REMINDER: Workshop Proposal Deadline – February 2nd, 2016


Urban Sketchers Chicago is accepting workshop proposals for it’s July 9th-10th Chicago Sketch Seminar, however, the February 2nd deadline for submissions is approaching fast! See the full workshop proposal below and email all submissions to:


Urban Sketchers Chicago is a community of artists and sketchers dedicated to raising the artistic, storytelling and educational value of location drawing, promoting its practice and connecting people around the world who draw on location where they live and travel. We are a part of the global Urban Sketchers movement.

This will be our 3rd year conducting the Sketch Seminar.  Once again we are inviting instructors and people who want to become sketching instructors to submit proposals for sketching workshops.

This year we are trying something new and invite you to submit proposals for workshops and activities, similarly to our previous Seminars, and also proposals for Demos and Lectures if your content folds better into these new formats.

Things to keep in mind while designing your workshop

Workshop site: Chicago IL – most likely outside

Dates: July 9 – 10, 2016

Workshop duration: Workshops (activities, demos and lectures) are 2-3 hours long and may be offered twice on different days

Maximum number of participants to expect per session: 15

Minimum number of participants to expect per session: 4


  • Name:
  • Phone:
  • Email address:
  • Website/blog/FB page of your sketches or art
  • Bio (200 words or less)
  • Area of specialty in sketching (pen&ink, watercolor, people, architecture, etc)


  • Workshop Title:
  • Workshop description:
  • Learning goals (What are skills and concepts you would like your participants to learn from their experience?):
  • Supplies list (What supplies do you suggest for participants to bring with them for the workshop?):
  • Please submit two or three sketches that are representative of your workshop.


SAVE THE DATE!! Urban Sketchers Chicago to host 3rd annual Chicago Sketch Seminar – July 9-10, 2016!

USkChicago2016 Save the date

Back by popular demand, Urban Sketchers Chicago is excited to announce dates for its 3rd annual Chicago Sketch Seminar!  The Chicago Sketch Seminar (USkChicago2016) will take place on July 9th-10th, 2016 in Chicago.  Mark your calendars and bookmark this blog to stay up to date with all of the latest event announcements regarding workshops, activities, instructors, registration, and sponsors.

More news coming soon!

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