Some buildings are fun (and quick) to sketch

December 11, 2017 | 3 Comments

Just a super quick post today to share a sketch from my September trip to San Fransisco – a very quick sketch of Mission Dolores. I love sketching buildings which have strong simple volumes and lots of fancy details.

In this sketch I put the paint down first and then drew a few loose lines over the top with a watercolour pencil.


  • Sandra Powers - December 11, 2017 reply

    Really beautiful! Only you could pull off this sketch! Happy Holidays to you and Merry Sketching!??????????????????

  • Joan Tavolott - December 13, 2017 reply

    Nice technique for a quick sketch. I'll have to remember that. Great job!

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