This is the drawing circle that you've been waiting for!

With Sarah Watts

Let's Fast Track Your Skills as an Artist.

More than 50 Video Lessons

My ever-growing video library includes foundation lessons, guest speakers, drawing and mindset motivation, and more! And each live session is recorded in case you miss one! It's like creativity Netflix!

Sketchbook Squadgoals

My biggest goal is to help you carve out some creative space for yourself every day. Even if it's just for ten minutes. That daily ritual is where you will grow, develop, and ultimately achieve your own goals!

Challenges and Prompts

Let's be honest, sometimes the biggest hurdle out there is our indecision in WHAT to draw! I provide prompts and references, and even host challenges all aimed at getting you drawing TODAY.

The Squad Community

Every journey is better when you get to meet friends along the way! My private community is a place where you can share your art, ask questions, find new resources, and make creative friendships!

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What Students Have to Say About the Squad

"Sarah and team couldn't be more generous with their knowledge, assets, and attention. No question is too small to have a detailed reply.. So happy I signed up; I've learned so much."

- Alice Chute

"The technical, emotional, and creative support offered went above and beyond...The spirit of the community has been marvelous and so supportive. It's like belonging to a village of creators."

- Liz Skelton

"Sarah Watts is an exceptional teacher: patient, caring, knowledgeable, kind, funny, generous, and tenacious. Everything you want a teacher to be. I cannot express enough how exception Sarah is."

- Jodi Bager

"Sarah creates an environment that is so warm and inviting. She's so inclusive and inspiring. I absolutely love her teaching style and her authenticity. I love being a part of this community and I have gained so much confidence in my drawing skills."

- Hope Cole

Hi, I'm Sarah Watts.

I have crafted a career as an illustrator, fabric designer, and art educator and have collaborated with over 35 companies internationally. I developed Sketchbook Squad so that artists like you and me can have more community, and more accountability to grow our creative practice and hone our artistic skills.

Want a Sketchbook Squad Preview?

Each month take part in foundation lessons, guest speaker sessions, live gesture drawing practice, and even a monthly sketch night where we all get to relax and create together!

Preview Foundation Lessons

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Preview Live Drawing Sessions

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Is the Sketchbook Squad right for me?

I designed Sketchbook Squad to be accessible to creatives at any skill level. Who is this membership for? 

• Artists that are curious about pushing their art further and improving their skills, no matter what medium.

• Individuals ready to explore creativity with a supportive group of likeminded artists.

• Aspiring art professionals who are ready to finally say yes to their creative dreams.

"Sarah has a very accessible style of teaching and meets you where you are in your development as an artist. She is a breath of fresh air."

Anne Gill, Student

Drawing from life builds up your brain's visual library and allows you to draw from memory!

What Students Have to Say About Sketchbook Squad!

"I wanted to make sure you did not hesitate to join Sarah Watts' Sketchbook Squad. Her lessons are engaging and you will feel involved very quickly. I know you will enjoy the Squad no matter your level."

- Michelle Gold

"I love making all kinds of things, but I've always thought I could design more of what I make if I'd only learn to draw! Sketchbook Squad has not only increased my technical skills, but has boosted my confidence."

- Nicci Westbrook

"I have absolutely loved being a part of Sketchbook Squad. I've noticed growth in my work and in my confidence. Instead of freezing with fear/not knowing where or how to begin with a sketch, I'm able to break things down into basic shapes and see things start to form & make sense."

- Savannah Palma

"This membership has been amazing! I love the prompts, the Sketch Nights, and the guest artists! Sarah is super personable and fun to listen to. She's generous with advice and wants to be flexible and make this awesome for everyone. I've had so much fun!"

- Kirsten Cantrell

Frequently Asked Questions

Your Sketchbook Squad Sample Calendar

  • Monthly live foundation lesson
  • Monthly drawing night
  • Bi-weekly gesture drawing classes
  • A private supportive art community
  • 4x guest artist demos / year
  • Bonuses, challenges, and resources!
See pricing!