About Sketch Seattle, Workshops on location with Ron Stocke & Derek Gundy


Sketch Seattle offers one day sketchbook workshops instructed by Pacific Northwest Artists Ron Stocke & Derek Gundy. Workshops are held on location at various locations around the city, each with its own unique character. Using pencil, pen, & watercolor, students will learn how to simplify subject matter, capture light, shadows, & design strong composition. Students will work in 9x9 Bee Paper Super Deluxe Sketchbooks. Ron & Derek give one as a gift to each student for their first class with Sketch Seattle.

Ron Stocke is a North West watercolorist with over 20 years experience and has lived in the Seattle area the past 15 years. His exciting watercolors are painted on location and in the studio. Ron conducts several popular workshops each year and focuses on his contemporary style which is fresh and direct. His work can be seen in domestic and international exhibits and in such publications as Watercolor Magazine and the Northlight Splash series. Ron is a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) and the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC). For more about the artist visit ronstocke.com

Derek Gundy has been teaching drawing & painting over the last 20 years and works in both watercolors and acrylics. He is known for his paintings from his travels in Italy, and for his whimsical Artistic Wine series. He currently also manages Artists' Edge Art Supplies & Custom Framing in Poulsbo, WA, a ferry ride away from downtown Seattle. For more about the artist visit derekgundyart.com