Author: Danny

Sketching My Way Through the Loire Valley (and Paris!)

August 20, 2019

Those of you who have been following along on Instagram (@dannyjhawk) will know that I traveled to Paris and the Loire Valley last week to do some sketching. While I had been to Paris twice before (although, regrettably, without a sketchbook), the chateaux of the Loire Valley were still high up on my bucket list. […]

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A Weekend in Dresden

May 31, 2019

As an urban sketcher, it’s hard not to fall in love with a place like Dresden. With its beautifully restored old town and scenic location on the river Elbe, it’s practically begging to be sketched. Which is why I went there for a weekend with two sketching friends at the beginning of May. I have […]

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What This Winter Has Taught Me (Or, What to Sketch When It’s Cold Outside)

February 10, 2019

I’ll be completely open: Winter is definitely my least favorite season of the year. While Christmas is nice (especially here in Germany where markets pop up all over), I feel like January, February and March are some of the hardest months of the year. That’s particularly the case when you’re just dying to get out […]

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Celebrating Christmas in Florida

January 12, 2019

Ahh, Florida. I started looking forward to this trip as soon as I booked my flight from Frankfurt to Tampa back in September. After all, Germany can get pretty gray in the winter, so I knew spending the holidays in Florida with my Mom’s side of the family would be just the thing I needed […]

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