Join tens of thousands of people in a global, traveling art library.

The Sketchbook Project is a global, crowd-sourced art project and interactive, traveling exhibition of handmade books. Their mission is to allow anyone to be able to participate in art and to create a collection of work that represents the current state of artists worldwide.

They travel the continent with sketchbooks from artists all over the world. The best part is, anyone can join!

Wanna participate? Anyone, from anywhere is welcome to participate in The Sketchbook Project. Sign up, get a book and send it back.

Track their adventure. Chances are we are going to be headed to a city near you sometime soon. Follow along with  them.

Connect a new sketchbook! Just get your book in the mail? Buy a new sketchbook in person? Connect it to your account here.



South African illustrator and artist Mieke van der Merwe has recently completed her  sketchbook for the project.

See more of her work here

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The Sketchbook Porject have people from all kinds of backgrounds in their community. From writers, to poets, to photographers, they use the word ‘sketchbook’ as a loose term for experimentation in creativity. Join tens of thousands of people in this global, traveling art library.

Find our more about The Sketchbook Project here.