скетчкроул 45: сан-франциско

By Gary Amaro in San Francisco   Unusually small turnout for the sketchcrawl this time. We met at the Ferry Building on Embarcadero, which I’ve drawn many times before, so this time I went to check out the nearby sculpture SOMA by Flaming Lotus Girls which is said to represent two neurons firing in communication […]

My Summer Location Drawing Class at AAU, San Francisco (Pt 4: the de Young Museum)

We met in the morning at the bandshell in Golden Gate Park, between the de Young Museum and the California Academy of the Sciences, with San Francisco’s usual summer fog shrouding the tall cypress and eucalyptus trees and the twisting angular mass of the de Young’s observation tower, seen in my sketch above. Plenty to see outside […]

My Summer Location Drawing Class at AAU, San Francisco (Pt 3: the Ferry Building)

A 1906 film shot from the front of a cable car shows a trip down Market Street through all manner of traffic, pedestrian, horse-drawn, cable, and auto, and heading straight for the looming tower of the Ferry Building Terminal. Four days later, the great earthquake destroyed much of the city, but the Ferry Building remained. These days, the […]

Мой летний класс рисования на природе в AAU, Сан-Франциско (часть 2: Сады Йерба Буэна)

Class meets twice a week for six hours a session, and at a different location each day. For our second session, we practiced our meeting up skills in this beautiful downtown park with only minimal wrangling. Having warmed up with a couple of passenger portraits on the BART train, I settled atop a high concrete planter to draw my assistant, […]