Santiago de Compostela sketch

Santiago de Compostela sketch, originally uploaded by mc_bds. John Hedjuk, the architect of this building, was a very poetic and even mystical architect / theorist / and teacher who taught at schools in Texas (Austin) and New York (Cooper Union). He wrote a few books – including “Mask of Medusa” which are really stunning works […]

my “jean-louis” sketchbook

I achieved last week my biggest sketchbook (horizontal A4) that I started 4 years ago… and that I used a lot this last year participating to urban sketchers. to celebrate it, I prepared a short selection of the best pages, I hope you will enjoy it! blogged by lapin

Santiago de Compostela

I also walked to Santiago. It was a great experience arriving from a narrow, climbing alley and suddenly discovering the huge, beautiful cathedral on the turn of the street. More drawings of this walk on my blog.

Santiago de Compostela – another Cathedral sketch

Santiago de Compostela, Cathedral, originally uploaded by mc_bds. To follow Lapin’s beautiful post, I thought I’d show another sketch of the cathedral in Santiago. Should have made the view “tighter” in order to show a bit of the plaza in the foreground, but c’est la vie… A truly awesome cathedral (It may even be at […]

santiago de compostela

last september, I was sent to galicia for 3 days to sketch the “camino” and the pilgrims for an advertising project. at least, we do not win the pitch, but I really enjoy the trip, and thinking my self doing some steps of the pilgrimage soon. here is the cathedral: and some composition using a […]

bon anniversaire USk !

with one day late, I wish a happy first anniversary to this great community, and to all its readers!!! I’m glad to be part of that project and wish many more anniversaries to celebrate together. cheers!


Here are the drawings I made in my week’s holiday in nort Spain. Santiago de Compostela, Oviedo, Bilbao and San Sebastian are beautiful cities and preserving their architectural and artistic heritage. I loved the visit. Now, I am moving house, city (south to the nort of the country) and changing workplace. I am enjoying the […]