Sunday, May 17, 2015
Escape to Alexandria!
This past weekend I went to a medical conference near Washington, DC and brought my sketch tools. I didn't do any sketching onsite, but did take a morning to escape to Alexandria, Virginia - a lovely historic old town on the banks of the Potomac River. For a brief 3 hours I was back in time, sketching as my medical career was light years away. Then I realized I had to get back to reality, and grabbed the water taxi to the other side.
On the way back I was stuck in the airport for weather delays and managed to get off one last sketch. So sketchers, keep on sketching! I hope to join you soon in NYC.
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Oh! wow. I love LOVE Alexandria....My dad lived there...and my visits there....ahh, so many memories. I have a watercolor of the "narrowest house" on Queen street that I did....as i sat across the street....so so so many years ago. great watercolors as always! love your blog!ReplyDelete
Great sketches. I love the one of the row of houses!ReplyDelete
Thanks for your comments. I recommend this place as a NYCUrbanSketchers Field trip!ReplyDelete
Agreed. The view of houses seems to be a back alley? Enjoyed the sketchesReplyDelete
Yes the alleys were especially picturesque, many with cobbled stone lanes that looked indented from years of carriages.ReplyDelete
Wonderful! My first thought was Indiana Jones going for treasure... But you are really good!ReplyDelete
Randall I am always going for treasure!ReplyDelete