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Eastern Market Washington DC

EASTERN MARKET WASHINGTON DC

During the 45th World Wide SketchCrawl we visited the Eastern Market in Washington DC which is located east of Capitol Hill in the...

6 YEAR OLD CHILDREN'S CHAPEL WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

This altar is located in the 6 Year Old Children's Chapel at the Washington National Cathedral which is a very spiritual as well as...

 
 
 

SKETCHCRAWL SAAM / NPG ON 1.4.14

I joined up with a dozen or so local sketchers for a SketchCrawl at my favorite museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National...

SKETCHCRAWL FRANCISCAN MONASTERY ON 11.8.14

Here's a sketch of one of the recreated grottos at the Franciscan Monastery near the campus of the Catholic University of America. and...

 
 
 
Union Station

UNION STATION

My very detail memory is a very good friend of mine which brings fabulous visions of nostalgia from time to time. The first time I...

JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

This weekend I paid a visit to the Jefferson Memorial and the Tidal Basin. A black and white image seemed appropriate for the grey...

 
 
 
Hanuman

HANUMAN

"You are really honoring the Gods by simply giving the living time of sketching them compare to those that just come here to take pictures...

MARINE CORPS MEMORIAL

The Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, sculpted by Felix de Weldon , was based on the famous photo by Joe Rosenthal , taken 70...

 
 
 

CHERRY BLOSSOMS

The cherry blossoms in D.C. have now reached peak bloom, and I returned to the same spot I sketched from in February. No ice this time...

SKETCH VIRGINIA

I just returned from a weekend of sketching in Richmond, Virginia. We had perfect sketching weather - the temperature was pleasant,...

 
 
 
Grand Central Terminal

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL

After spending the day learning from sketches/ideas from Maestro German Samper Gnecco, FAIA I was very inspire to go and sketch the...

NATIONALS PARK

From the upper deck at Nationals Park you can see the Capitol , as well as the Old Post Office, the Cathedral, and many other D.C....

 
 
 
Southeaster Tidal Basin at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial

SOUTHEASTER TIDAL BASIN AT THE THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

This is a view from the southeastern part of the Tidal Basin at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial towards the White house. It was a very...

ROLLING THUNDER

Every year on Memorial Day weekend, Washington D.C. becomes host to Rolling Thunder , a large motorcycle rally originally started by...

 
 
 

SINGAPORE

I just returned from the 6th Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore. Hundreds of sketchers from around the world converged in Singapore...

DUPONT UNDERGROUND

DUPONT UNDERGROUND

The Dupont Underground is a former trolley station under the Dupont Circle in Washington DC that operated post World War II era from...

 
 
 
Taft Bridge

TAFT BRIDGE

The Taft Bridge carries Connecticut Avenue over Rock Creek Park, just below the National Zoo. I didn't realize this until sketching...

Witches of Warrenton

WITCHES OF WARRENTON

All. I was invited to join the blog today, so I thought I would post my latest sketch as an introductory offering. Nothing very "urban"...

 
 
 

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

The Unites States Supreme Court, with flag at half-staff to mark the passing of Justice Scalia. Since I'd sketched the high court in...

USK SYMPOSIUM MANCHESTER

Last month I had the privilege of attending the annual Urban Sketchers Symposium , which this year was in Manchester, UK. For those...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Expressionism Art, Contemporary Art, Tree, Abstract Landscape Art For Sale...

Expressionism Art, Contemporary Art, Tree, Abstract Landscape Art For Sale “BE LIKE THAT OAK” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

24"x20"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Yellow Spring Day, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Yellow Spring Day, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Yellow Spring Day8x10 oil on canvas See this painting at ArtScape, Dallas Arboretum, DeGolyer House, Dutch Art Gallery is Showing Selected Artist work: Katherine Martinez... Read more ...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by...

Horizontal Mixed Media Abstract Landscape Painting “Waves of Jupiter” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The painting is inspired by my research and fascination with astronomy. The bands and waves of Jupiter are mesmerizing and I think you will be fascinated and intrigued with all... Read more ...

Woollahra Courtyard House / CO-AP

Woollahra Courtyard House / CO-AP

© Ross Honeysett Architects: CO-AP Location: Woollahra, Australia Category: Houses Design Team: Will Fung, Tina Engelen, Patrik Braun, Rachel Harris Area: 337.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

JL House / Martín Montone Arquitectura

JL House / Martín Montone Arquitectura

© Luis Barandiarán Architects: Martín Montone Arquitectura Location: City Bell, Argentina Category: Houses Lead Architect: Martín Montone Area: 173.32 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "Kim's Run" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "Kim's Run" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson

10"x10" Mixed Media on Panel/sold Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Found poetry 56

Found poetry 56

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Good Friday - Illuminated Manuscripts

Good Friday - Illuminated Manuscripts

Missal and Book of Hours, Lombardy ca. 1385-1390 Good Friday marks the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross for the sins of the the people of the world. Good... Read more ...

Good Friday - 1500 Sandro Botticelli Crown of Thorns

Good Friday - 1500 Sandro Botticelli Crown of Thorns

Sandro Botticelli (Italian Early Renaissance Painter, c 1445-1510) Christ Crowned with Thorns. 1500 Read more ...

Good Friday - 1460 - Crown of Thorns

Good Friday - 1460 - Crown of Thorns

1460-75. Philadelphia Museum of Art Christ Crowned with Thorns. Artist unknown, Austrian In the Christian religion, Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus. As early... Read more ...