Sketchbook Workshop (in two parts) with David Terrill

Grab your sketchbooks and join us for a two-session workshop with local illustrator, educator, and sketchbook addict, David Terrill. David will share his passion for the sketchbook in a two-session workshop experience featuring a virtual artist talk and an in-person workshop.

Session #1 | Virtual

Meet us via Zoom on Monday, January 10th, from 11 am-12 pm for a lunch-and-learn session. David will talk about chronicling his travels to China in his sketchbook, the communicative power of drawing, and recommended art supplies for session two.

Session #2 | In-person

Join David on Saturday, January 15th, 10 am – 2 pm, for an in-person, hands-on sketchbook workshop at the brand-new Kansas City Art Institute’s Tony Jones Studios, Illustration Studio. We will draw, paint, experiment with new mark-making tools, and embrace the unexpected.

Masks will be required indoors for all individuals regardless of vaccination status.

Learn about David Terrill

David Terrill is a Kansas City-based artist. He began his artistic journey working in an Ohio steel mill while attending Miami University, ultimately becoming an Associate Professor of Illustration at the Kansas City Art Institute.

David enjoys family travel and recording the adventures in his sketchbook. One adventure led to China, where they traveled 1,400 miles by train to reside in a Beijing Hutong and hiked the Great Wall, sleeping in an ancient watchtower.

Terrill’s work has been recognized with numerous creative honors, including Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, The Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles and, 3X3 International Contemporary Illustration Show.

Scholarship Opportunities

We are offering one BIPOC/Equity scholarship seat in this workshop! To apply for this scholarship, please send us an email at

When & Where
Mon, Jan 10, 2022 - Sat, Jan 15, 2022 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
Tony Jones Studios
4421 Warwick Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111