Big Trip 2010: More Venice Sketches

October 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

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!
0916TH_05 San Marco!
Our first sketch in Venice!! Wow! Pity I had a migraine coming on when I did this and couldn’t do it justice.
0917FR_02 S Giacomo Dell' Orio
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…
0918SA_01 San Marco Ext Queue
San Marco – sketched while standing in the queue waiting for it to open.
0918SA_02 San Marco Int1
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.
0920M_10 Grand Palace
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.
0918SA_10 Concert3
Special moment was a free concert – not the standard tourist type. I will write more about this later.
0921TU_06 SG Maggiore Ext
SG Maggiore – a Palladian masterpiece.
0922WE_05 Canal View
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.

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