How have artists used the sketchbook, and what has the sketchbook been for artists in the past? What can it be for artists today?

The sketchbooks that appear here are not necessarily for the 'name' of the artist, but for different ways of thinking and seeing.


This web site and all images are for education purposes only.

Visual images on this web site are copyright protected - permissions were sought and recieved to the best of my knowledge and ability.


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If you use find the Through the Sketchbook web site useful, I would like to hear about how you have included it in your work. Send me a note at lesamm(at)




How do artist's use the sketchbook? (.pdf handout)


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