About the Artist- Marc Taro Holmes

Montreal based artist Marc Taro Holmes is a plein-air painter, educator, illustrator, and sketchbook artist working in ink, watercolor, and oils.
He is the author of the how-to art book The Urban Sketcher: Techniques for Seeing and Drawing on Location, from North Light Books, four Urban Sketching DVDs and workbooks from ArtistsNetwork.TV, as well as online classes Travel Sketching in Mixed Media and Sketching People in Motion from Craftsy.com.Since 2009, Marc has been a correspondent for the international website of reportage artists urbansketchers.org. He has worked as an Art Director and Concept Artist for video game and motion picture studios such as Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Sega, and Disney. His digital work appears most recently in 2014’s award-winning Dragon Age: Inquisition.Marc’s website citizensketcher.com is an ever growing journal of stories and images from his travels. You’ll find advice on drawing, notes on painting experiments, reviews of new materials, and news about the wide world of location sketching.

Here’s a look at this year’s Workshop. Scroll down to view photos and more information. (photo credit: Vicky Alger)

Day 1- The Kaminski House

Georgetown Historic Home site- The Kaminski House​​

Of the more than 60 antebellum homes in Georgetown, the Kaminski House stands out as one of the most representative of the Georgian style of the era. Built on a bluff overlooking the Sampit River, the Kaminski House is typical of the Low country “single house” style of the mid-18th century. ​Click here to learn more… ​

Day 2- Brookgreen Gardens

Outdoor sculpture and botanical gardens- Brookgreen Gardens

​Brookgreen Gardens, a National Historic Landmark, located between Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, encompasses more than 9,000 acres in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Click here to learn more…