Professor Marc Taro Holmes, Sketchbook Artist and Plein-air Painter

Professor Marc Taro Holmes
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The big gains that we were expecting might not be visible yet. Because it doesn’t work that way. The leaps in skill are going to happen after it’s all over. After your brain has had time to write new pathways etched by your practice.

Marc Taro Holmes is a sketchbook artist and plein-air painter who works in ink, watercolor, and oils. Since 2009, he's been a correspondent for the international website of reportage artists, urbansketchers.org. He's the author of The Urban Sketcher: Techniques for Seeing and Drawing on Location, published by North Light Books. Marc also enjoyed a 15-year career as an art director and concept artist in the video game industry, working for studios such as Microsoft, Electronic Arts, and Disney.

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