Trip to Bretagny - Parte 1 - Festival des Carnets de Voyage

[By Marina Grechanik, in Brest, France] It’s already been a week since I came back from my trip to Bretagny, but I’m still under the strong influence of this wonderful adventure… I received an invitation from Lapin to be a part of the USk group at the 9th festival of Travel and Reportage Sketchbooks « ici […]

Uma alegre banda de Urban Sketchers em Brest para o festival de travelogue!

[by Marion Rivolier from Paris, France]   With fifteen other Urban Sketchers, I was invited by Lapin to exhibit at the Festival of Carnets de voyage, Ici & Ailleurs in Brest at the far end of Brittany in France. We showed our works together in two large spaces, which we have transformed into curio cabinet […]

Brest – city of old and new

[Guest post by Anne-Laure Jacquart in Brest, France] Brest, a French city in Brittany, is a very special city, as it was almost totally destroyed during World War 2 and had to be rebuilt after the war. Some old French remains are then combined with modern architecture. The resulting mix is interesting to sketch! On […]