Sponsor Announcement: KWZ Ink

Urban Sketchers Chicago welcomes KWZ Ink as a new sponsor to our 2019 Sketch Seminar! If you have fountain pens or like to use ink washes then please check out KWZ Ink, they have some awesome colors. They are generously sponsoring some of the inks for the Fountain Pen World Workshop. We cant wait to share your products with our sketchers. Thank you KWZ Ink!

Sponsor Announcement: Legion Paper

We are thrilled to announce Legion Paper as a new sponsor for our #USkChicago2019 Sketch Seminar! They sent mini test pads of Stonehenge paper for our goody bags and several large Stonehenge pads for our raffle. Please check them out if you are not familiar with them! Thank you Legion Paper!

Sponsor Announcement: Canson

Canson is a loyal supporter of USk Chicago and is once again one of our generous Sponsors of our Sketch Seminar. They are supplying Heritage paper for Paul Ingold’s workshop and mixed media 9”x12” boards for Aaron Elswick’s workshop. Every goody bag will have mini blocks of the cold, rough and hot press Heritage series paper. Thank you, Canson, for your continued support!

Sponsor Announcement: Field Artist

We are so happy to have @fieldartista as a new Sponsor for the 2019 Sketch Seminar! They sent 36 sketchbooks for our Fountain Pen World workshop being taught by Alex Zonis and MJ Ernst. Thanks for the support! Check out their site for great paint palettes and sketchbooks.

Sponsor Announcement: Chartpak

We are happy to have our longtime sponsor Chartpak back for our 2019 Sketch Seminar. Each participant will receive a Koh-I-noor Bristol smooth sketchbook, they are also sending Pelikan inks and @molotowheadquarters white paint pens for our “Fountain Pen World” workshop. A special thank you to @edbrickler for your efforts every year to bring us these fine art supplies. Thank you, Chartpak!

Sponsor Announcement: Daniel Smith

We are so pleased to have Daniel Smith as our SOLE paint sponsor for this years 2019 Sketch Seminar. We have received piles of test dot cards for our goody bags and paint for workshops being taught by Gabriel Campanario, Shari Blaukopf, Paul Ingold, and Barbara Weeks. This means that we will have paint for 144 participants plus instructors! Thank you, Daniel Smith, for your continued support!

Sponsor Announcement: Hahnemühle

We are thrilled to announce Hahnemühle as a valued Sponsor for our #USkChicago2019 Sketch Seminar! Hahnemühle has been making high quality paper in Germany since 1584. They are leaders in fine art printing, photography and traditional art paper production. This is Hahnemühle’s second time Sponsoring our Seminar and they responded in a huge way.
We are thrilled to have Hahnemühle papers in our goody bags and also as sponsors for two of our workshops. A major shout out to @boss_carol for all of her efforts to bring these high quality products to the US and for their unending support of USk Chicago and our yearly sketch seminar. If you have never tried #hahnemühle products, please do, you will not be disappointed!

Thank You Carol Boss Hahnemühle for your support of Urban Sketchers Chicago and all that you do to introduce these high quality products the US market. We are so pleased to have Hahnemühle as a treasured Sponsor!

Sponsor Announcement: SAKURA

Urban Sketchers Chicago is thrilled to announce Sakura of America’s sponsorship of the 2019 Sketch Seminar! Sakura provided two large boxes of goodies for our Seminar. Every participant will receive a Micron pen, white Gelly Roll pen, a Pigma black brush pen, and a Suma eraser. Sakura of America is also generously sponsoring two of our workshops with gray scale brush markers from Koi .

Thank you, Sakura, for your continued support year after year! Learn more about Sakura of America’s wide variety of art materials on their website and social media accounts listed below: