Sketch Appeal #1

The first ever issue of Sketch Appeal magazine is out now!

The CELEBRATION issue is all about the joy of sketch and it’s packed with features, interviews, activities and artwork designed to fire up your creativity and get you in the mood to party, Sketch Appeal style! It features work and stories by a range of amazing artists, from self-taught sketch addicts to celebrated book Author/Illustrators, all with one thing in common: they #LOVEDRAWING!

Artists featured include: Judy Andrews, Trina Dalziel, Catherine Faulkner, Annie’s Fingers, Sophie Heywood, Jayde Perkin, Claire Prouvost, Lianne Middeldorp, Ilu Ros and Lorna Scobie. Plus, expect lots of illustrations from Sketch Appeal founder Dulcimer Draws and our Materials Girl Sarah Fox!

Inside Issue 1:

Features & Interviews: The Rise of Social Sketching, spotlight on Sketchy Bitches, an international Sketch-Change, A Day In the Life of a professional illustrator and more!

Fun & Games: Activities and challenges you can do both on the page and off, including a super-special ‘Draw US In Your Style’ challenge with top prizes up for grabs from Lucy & Yak!

DIY Sketchup: Everything you need to stage your own Social Sketchup party, including a recipe for Sketchy Biscuits!

Shopping: The Ultimate Black Pen, a Steal V Splurge felt-tip pen test, an interview with the founders of new gift store Jelly Armchair and lots of HELLO YELLOW gifts!

Art & About: Things to do in an Art Gallery, Art-ventures in Amsterdam, The York Zine Scene and Sketchy Time in Manchester!

128 pages of pencil power, girl power and FUN!
Cover artwork by Dulcimer Draws
Back cover artwork by Judy Andrews @spoonfulsugarco