Sunday, December 21, 2014

Celebrating Light with the Winter Solstice

Today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, when the ancient Druids celebrated the rebirth of the sun and beginning of winter. I will celebrate by posting my sketches done yesterday with the NYC Urban Sketchers on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

 Spent the morning sketching the local butcher, then went to lunch in a very crowded place:

Returned to the market for a quick sketch of the barber, then to a quiet bar to unwind, drink ginger beer, and review our work...

Then an evening with Dr. Sketchy and a strong but fizzy drink:

Another great day with the NYC Urban Sketchers.  Happy Holidays everyone!


  1. Jeff, your sketches are great!!! You have a certain softness and atmosphere in each of your pieces. It was fun sketching with you today.