How to ride to the National Gallery of Victoria

Dear Sisters With apologies for holding onto the sketchbook for too long but it is now in the hands of Australia Post and heading in Sandi’s direction for its next contribution. Herewith my offering – which I hope is not too naïve and whimsical – but I am sure none of you mind such things. I took…

Brisbane Stopover

I jumped at the chance to join The Sisterhood of the Travelling Sketchbook a few months ago when I read about the fascinating concept on Anne Lawson’s blog. Ann who is a talented botanical artist has not only bound together a book from paper ends from preloved paper for “The Sisterhood” to add their marks to,…

Page #1, the journey’s begun

From Kate Chiconi at TallTalesfromChiconia, North Queensland, Australia After Anne, who made the book, I’m honoured to be first on the list to make a mark on the pristine pages of the Travelling Sketchbook. It’s been a rough week or two for me health-wise as some of you will already know, but I’ve finally finished my entry,…

The origins of the Sketchbook

I am Anne Lawson, one of the Sisterhood, and the creator of the Sketchbook. Let me tell you how it all began….. I love making sketchbooks, often they are from paper that I have started paintings and drawings on, creations that have not gone any further. I offered a sketchbook to any one on my…