Travel Journal Sketching
Travel Journal Sketching
Travel Journal Sketching
Travel Journal Sketching

Travel Journal Sketching

OCTOBER 14 & 15

Regular price $240.00

Only 3 spot(s) left

Course Fee: $240 
Materials: Student-provided (see Supply Information below)

TIME: 10:00AM - 3:00PM PT
LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced
AGE GROUP: Adult (ages 18+)
LOCATION: Building 306, Fort Worden, Port Townsend. (COVID protocol will be observed, read our policies here)

Artist Darsie Beck teaches how to create your own travel sketch journal. Enhance your travel experience with memory-creating sketches, learn the centering qualities of sketching, and the practice of daily journal keeping. Experience the ease of working with watercolor pencils, micron pens, and water-brush to enhance your sketching experience. Learn the process of creating a travel sketch journal, from page design to material demonstration and hands-on experimentation, plus field work around Fort Worden.


  • Watercolor journal 5x8 (Moleskine, Pentalic or equal)
  • Watercolor travel kit (Winsor & Newton or equal)
  • Water brush – fine point
  • Micron #08 pen (Pilot Precise extra-fine pen)
  • Watercolor pencils set of 12 (Derwent or equal)
  • Pencil sharpener

After registration, course details are available via the Northwind Art School learning portal, including course syllabus and supply information. Learn more

Darsie Beck is a working artist, author, and teacher living on Vashon Island, WA. His passions are journal keeping, writing, painting, stone carving, and travel journal sketching. Darsie authored Discovering Your Essential Nature: The Art of Journaling to Greater Awareness and Personal Fulfillment, a workbook describing his long-practiced morning centering ritual of writing-drawing as active meditation.

See more: Northwind Art courses and artwork by Darsie
Artist website: Darsie Beck

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Quimper Mercantile and Don's Pharmacy offer Northwind Art School students a 10% discount on art supplies.

If you cannot attend a course for any reason, we can offer you a refund as follows:

  • If you cancel more than 2 weeks before the course start date, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel less than 2 weeks before course start date, you will receive a 50% refund.
  • If you cancel one week or less before the course start date, there will be no refund.

All refunds will be applied to the same credit card that was used for enrollment. Please contact for more information.

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