February Sketchmeet: Hosted by Nous Vous Collective

Live drawing hosted by our illustrators-in-residence

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Our regular evening of fast-paced sketching was given a twist this month as our illustrators-in-residence, Nous Vous Collective, led an evening of collaborative drawing. Round one saw our sketchers get to work on three tasks: draw a character, an object and a place. Think you can guess where this is going? Think again!

During the interval all the drawings were given a thorough shuffle, redistributed, and handed back round the room. The task this time: make a story out of the parts you've been given, passing your drawings down the row so that a different sketcher draws the beginning, the middle and the end. It was all starting to feel a bit like a game of consequences. And the consequence was...

A huge thanks to all who took part - in person or using the #sketchmeet hashtag on Twitter and Instagram; to Nous Vous for hosting – click here to find out more about their upcoming exhibition; and to our pals at Winsor & Newton for supplying the beautiful drawing materials.

Task one: draw a character

A couple from the room...

Thanks @benjhartley for joining in from home and sharing this one on Twitter

Task two: draw an object

Thanks @illustrxn for posting this bird box online...

Task three: draw a place

Thanks to @Quiromanu1 for sharing this one

Now... take a person, place and object and start to make your story! 

Our sketchers get to work:

Our characters meet in some unlikely situations...

...and we see get to see some of the results projected on the big screen at the back of the room

A huge thanks to all who took part - in person or using the #sketchmeet hashtag on Twitter and Instagram. And to our pals at Winsor & Newton for supplying the beautiful drawing materials.