Welcome to Sketch Today

Hi and welcome to  Sketch Today with John O’Neill. Well, it’s about time I took up a challenge that has loomed over me for such a long time….. namely to make one sketch (at least) every day for thirty consecutive days!!

I’m going to video and photograph as much as I can, when I can and post it on this blog, even if I’ve had a disaster and perhaps I might have a success!

Why not join me and let me know how you’re doing with it?


John 🙂


About Sketch Today

As far as I can remember I have always seen drawing, doodling and painting as my ‘happy place’ from drawing little soldiers and armoured cars as a little boy on the streets of Belfast, to wives and girlfriends portraits for my homesick shipmates while in the Royal Navy and more recently to plein air sketching while out with my Labradoodle.

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Sketch kit


A friend of mine had a saying I always liked, “you don’t know what you don’t know”…. I hope that makes sense? anyway, here is the kit I will ‘start off’ using, now….. this is a work in progress and It may be spot on or there is a good chance I will need to modify it but the important thing is to get on with it.

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Why not contact me?

My thirty day sketch challenge could be a long and lonely place so why not let me know a bit about you and your thoughts?