I have done an enormous dump to flickr tonight but I will space the posts here out a little...
So time for a short break from Rome for some venice Sketches. Was a whole week in Venice with Eza - the best imaginable sketching companion!
Our first sketch in Venice!! Wow! Pity I had a migraine coming on when I did this and couldn't do it justice.
S Giacomo Dell' Orio - amazingly the only time when it was really wet when I was sketching the whole trip was two in Venice. But still we sketched...
San Marco - sketched while standing in the queue waiting for it to open.
The interior of San Marco - I have to admit that I made it a little brigther than it was on the day- it was very grey and dark outside.
Palace on the Grand Canal - of course it is hard to find spots to sketch from - I think you need your own boat to sketch many of the masterpieces along the canal.
Special moment was a free concert - not the standard tourist type. I will write more about this later.
SG Maggiore - a Palladian masterpiece.
On our last evening we walked for over half an hour trying to find a good spot to sit and sketch a typical local bridge - it is really hard to find them. Taking nice photos is easy in comparison.
Linelessness - painting buildings shapes not edges - One of the things that I love about keeping a sketchbook and sketching regularly is that you never not what direction your art might take. The regular ha...
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