November 2017 Roundup

I had almost forgotten to write the roundup for last month. Almost. It was a really busy month. Sometimes I just feel like it has only been days since I wrote the last roundup.

These are all the books reviewed last month.


  1. Robotech Visual Archive: The Macross Saga
  2. Spider-Man: Homecoming - The Art of the Movie
  3. Travels with my Sketchbook by Chris Riddell
  4. Food Swings: An Illustrated Travel Journal by Doodlenomics
  5. Oliva Illustrated Guide by Bernat Moreno
  6. The Art of Posuka Demizu
  7. Mythical Beasts: An Artist's Field Guide to Designing Fantasy Creatures
  8. 5-Minute Sketching -- Landscapes: Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings by Virginia Hein
  9. 5-Minute Sketching -- Animals and Pets: Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings by Gary Gareths
  10. Metroburbia: The Anatomy of Greater London
  11. The Art and Soul of Blade Runner 2049
  12. A Hebridean Notebook by Norman Ackroyd
  13. Graphic Design Rants and Raves by Steven Heller
  14. Anne Desmet: An Italian Journey
  15. The Dark North
  16. Drawing Masterclass: 100 Creative Techniques of Great Artists
  17. Extended Psychoneurosis by Foo Swee Chin
  18. The Art of Assassin's Creed Origins

Product reviews

I only managed one art product review last month. I had wanted to write something about it but in the end just used the video review instead.

  1. Kuretake Zig Clean Color Brush Pen


The highlight of last month would be the travelogue videos created for the Sketching Amaravati series. As with any sketching trip, it was really fun. And this time I got to sketch with my friends on a sponsored trip! Find out why we were in India in the videos.

  1. Review: Leda Art Supply Sketchbook
  2. Sketchwalk at Little India, Kitchener & Jalan Besar (25 Nov 2017)
  3. Review: 5-Minute Sketching - Landscapes, Animals & Pets
  4. Last Day in Incredible India (Sketching Amaravati Day 5)
  5. Luckily I finished my sketch before their class ended (Sketching Amaravati Day 4)
  6. Swarmed Everywhere We Sketch (Sketching Amaravati Day 3)
  7. The village names are so difficult (Sketching Amaravati Day 2)
  8. They Love Taking Selfies (Sketching Amaravati Day 1)
  9. Packing for the India Sketching Trip (2017)
  10. Review: Tomoe River 52GSM Paper (Best Paper for Fountain Pens?)
  11. Here's How I Prevent My Videos from Being Demonetized
  12. Review: Travels with my sketchbook by Chris Riddell
  13. Urban Sketchers 10th Anniversary Global 24hr Sketchwalk
  14. Review: Kuretake Zig Clean Color Brush Pen
  15. A Premium iPad Pro 12.9 Leather Folio Case by Galen Leather
  16. Using Tonal Values to Paint Shadows (Tutorial)
  17. Scouting Locations in Amaravati (Day 2 of 2)
  18. Scouting Locations in Amaravati (Day 1 of 2)
  19. Review: Dare to Sketch: A Guide to Drawing on the Go by Felix Scheinberger
  20. Sketching on Location Tutorial Course Coming Soon
  21. Carpenter St Sketch (Timelapse)

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