Sketching in Iraq and Afghanistan

In this TED talk, news illustrator Richard Johnson tells what it was like to sketch during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and how sketching brought him closer to the military company he traveled with.



Art by Richard Johnson, courtesy WBUR

He shares how the combat and courtroom artist Howard Brodie (1915-2010) inspired him early on, and he discusses what art can capture that photos can’t. (Link to YouTube)
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Interview with Richard Johnson on WBUR radio

By: Gurney Journey
Via: Feedbin Starred Entries
Source: http://j.mp/1PooLPE

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