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Dmitry Boiko

in Volgograd

Drawing is easy

PRESENTED ON FEB 27, 2017
IN VOLGOGRAD @ VOL 1

How to enjoy drawing? How to learn drawing and do we really need to learn? Dmitry Boiko will tell how to make drawing an integral part of your life.

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My Life in Drawing

BY JAKE LOCKETT
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Talented illustrator Jake Lockett takes us through his life in drawing through a chronological romp through his stetch books, from year 2 to year 24. See some of the incredible sketches Jake has done throughout the years and how far he has come since his toddler days. 

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Chinese is Not Easy

BY JOSHUA RAFF
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 28, 2014

Josh Raff fit into our scientific detour perfectly! In his 400 seconds he takes us on an innovative course of Chinese language: by the means of his drawings. Joshua is a traveling  architect collecting experiences in the States, China, and now in Weimar. Now, twist your tongues!

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A Drawing Project

BY KAVAN BALASURIYA
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2015

Kavan Balasuriya discusses the processes driving his artwork and portfolio, speaking about the changes of technique in a visual style that developed during the time spent on his fine art course and brings it up to date.

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The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag]

BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2015

“Research has illustrated that 90% of us will do almost all of the drawings we will make in our lifetime before the age of 10. That’s the threshold we pass when someone tells us that we aren't good at art or math or science.”

In The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag] from PechaKucha Night Batavia’s first volume, Speaker Peter Exley discusses the importance of thoughtful and deliberate sketches. We all spent time in our youth expressing ourselves through drawing. At some point, many of us turned our attentions to things less creative. Peter did not. Here’s why.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. 

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Drawing Tells a Better Story

BY RODI ALKADER
@ VOL 19 ON OCT 10, 2015

"We are different, but we have something to share, like all of you ... I think the concept of love or empathy is not based on race or color or gender or religion. We all share this amazing feeling."

In response to the ongoing refugee crisis from Syria and parts of the Middle East. Kyoto-based researcher, and Syrian national, Rodi Alkader, has been drawing his thoughts on paper for years, but as the crisis continues to unfold, his drawings became a profound way for him to deal with his emotions. In this very personal presentation, "Drawing Tells a Better Story", from PechaKucha Night Kyoto Vol 19, Rodi shares his family's situation and adds a unique voice to the conversation. This presentation was part of the special PechaKucha Night Huddle held in Kyoto in October 2015. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on May 20th, 2017.

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Drawing Lab Guy

BY MATHEW REICHERTZ
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 24, 2016

Mathew Reichertz is an artist who has always been interested in science. A while ago he was approached about collaborating with scientists to study stuff that he was already interested in from a lay person’s perspective. He jumped at the opportunity and has been really excited and humbly grateful for the opportunity ever since.

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Jardines Interiores

BY MANUEL HERNÁNDEZ
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 15, 2016

Manuel Hernández explains how he's reached the idea of drawing as meditation.

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Seeing & Drawing

BY JAKE SPICER
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

Draughtsman Jake Spicer shows us how to create a life drawing from start to beautiful finish.  He also invites us to take 20 seconds to really look at people around us. Inspirational notes on life and drawing!

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Drawing with an Axe

BY JENNY ARRAN
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

Towner Gallery Artist in Residence, Jenny Arran, shares her experimental approach to drawing, painting, school workshops and life.