Royal Talens: Main sponsor of 10th International Urban Sketchers Symposium


10th International Urban Sketch symposium this year in Amsterdam!

From 24 to 27 July 2019 the annual international symposium for Urban Sketchers takes place in Amsterdam. The symposium is being organised this year for the 10th time. Each year it is held in a different city, with cosmopolitan cities such as Porto, Chicago and Singapore visited in recent years.

No less than 500 urban sketchers from all over the world are coming to Amsterdam to meet one another and follow various workshops at different locations in the city. These workshops are only for participants. However, a number of public ‘sketch walks’ have been organised for this 10th edition. The art market in the Zuiderkerk is also open for everyone from Wednesday 25 to Saturday 27 July. A varied range of the latest drawing and painting materials will be available during this art market.

Main sponsor for Urban Sketch symposium Amsterdam

Royal Talens is the main sponsor of the symposium in Amsterdam and supplies the urban sketchers with all the necessary materials. The Royal Talens brands Bruynzeel, Van Gogh, Talens, Sakura and Talens Ecoline deliver an important contribution to the quality and durability of the works of art that the participants make.

What is urban sketching?

Around the world thousands of people engage in Urban Sketching: drawing your surroundings such as buildings, streets with people or landscapes. This way of drawing is accessible for everyone. Urban Sketchers generally use pencils, a rubber, water colours, fineliners and ink.