Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ready, set... sketch! Some takes from day 1

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A sketcher documents the arrival of participants.

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Thanks to sponsorships by Moleskine, Canson, Faber-Castell, Art Media and Legion Paper, every participant received a bag full of sketching supplies. "It's like Christmas," said Frank Bettendorf, a participant coming from Mount Vernon, Washington.

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Tia prepares her display of sketches.

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Presenters gather at PNCA's Commons to discuss sketching locations.

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Patrick Forster, PNCA's director of continuing education, welcomes everyone.

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A mention at the Portland Tribune.

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Lapin's talk drew a big crowd.

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Blog correspondents Liz Steel, Gérard Michel and Jason Das.

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Blog correspondent Gerard Michel.

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Frank Ching talks to each of the participants taking his Urban Architecture class.

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More sketchers at Skidmore fountain.

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Liz Steel ran into the Mayor of Portland, Sam Adams, and he autographed the sketch she did of him!

See more Symposium sketches and photos at urbansketchers-pdx2010 on flickr.

5 comments:

  1. WOW, guys, this is so great! Next time I'm coming!

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  2. Hey! Nice, very nice, I would like to be there! :D

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  3. It's fun to be able to follow the conference! And you met our Mayor.
    Thanks for posting!

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  4. You'd rather go here and tell me what major to choose.

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