Saturday, 7/27/14, Urban Sketchers made the long schlep to Snug Harbor in Staten Island to visit the Chinese Scholar's Garden, a beautiful pavilion with enclosed pools and waterfalls.
Here are sketchers viewing the main courtyard with pool flanked by scholar's rocks.
This is the end of a room in the adjoining smaller courtyard.
A view of the main courtyard from opposite the scholar's rocks and main pavilion.
The entrance to a short bridge flanked by trees and vegetation.
There was a man playing haunting melodies on a Chinese flute as we sketched, creating an ethereal atmosphere that afternoon. Everyone agreed it was a very special, meditative experience with the music in the background. Jim W.