DC sketchcrawl

Saturday April 22nd 2006!
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DC sketchcrawl

Postby conniedrawsfromlife » Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:51 pm

How bout starting at the hirshorn sculpture gardens at 10am? anybody else game? i'll try to bring some students and friends.

connie

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Postby Kitty S. » Thu Mar 30, 2006 4:33 pm

what date are you planning on?

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Postby Kitty S. » Thu Mar 30, 2006 4:42 pm

:oops: umm.. Okay.. I checked back to the other discussion... APRIL 22nd
for those living under a rock like I am.

I think I'll be in town then. The Hirshorn sounds like a good place to start.

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Postby neumunki » Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:27 pm

Hey, I've never done a sketch crawl thing before and am kinda new to the whole idea but I'd love to partake in it... is that cool? It sounds like such a great idea. Er... and hello everyone?

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Postby Kitty S. » Tue Apr 04, 2006 12:30 pm

Neumunki- Hi!
Yes join us. Hopefully we'll have several people SketchCrawling out there! Welcome :D

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i'm neu too

Postby conniedrawsfromlife » Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:35 pm

hello neu & kitty, and other DC folks considering joining us,

yeah this is my 1st official crawl too. hey do you guys have ideas where else to wander after the hishhorn sculpture garden? if the weather's nice theres the sculpture garden across the mall where they put the ice skating rink in winter. or we could find some outside cafe....but since i picked the first spot i'd love for somebody else to choose the next.

connie
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Postby Kitty S. » Wed Apr 05, 2006 3:02 pm

Ahem.. I am not a lurker :) -just haven't had any sketches to post yet.

Your suggestions are good - I think any place we can people watch is fine. The steps of the Nat. Hist. museum are usually good for people watching. A cafe is fine too. I'm very flexible and don't mind doing spur of the moment things either.

lurker signing out 8)

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Postby neumunki » Fri Apr 07, 2006 3:51 pm

All those places are great. Though we could possibly move out of the mall area and further into the city for a more diverse fare of people. How long does the sketchcrawl last?

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Postby Kitty S. » Fri Apr 07, 2006 6:58 pm

I think you sketch till you drop, no? 8)

My thought on locations is this: unless we have a huge group of people we don't really need to plan this out too much, do we? I'd rather things be more spontaneous -but- if a bus load of crawlers show up how about going towards Dupont Circ.?

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Postby conniedrawsfromlife » Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:41 pm

i like both ideas, being spontaneous and moving toward dupont circle.

can you guys think of any good fountains with figurative sculptures in town?

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Postby neumunki » Fri Apr 07, 2006 11:39 pm

I'm not sure if I remember correctly, but there is maybe a statue park at... Washington Square? Or whatever that park was at the Farragut North metro station. I'm probably wrong. Plus I don't think it's on the way to Dupont.

Either way, I'm all for just winging it, as long as we travel in some direction and have some sort of epic sketch journey through the city. You know, like Lord of the Rings but with drawing instead of fighting. And possibly other minor differences, I don't know. Whatever, this sounds like it's going to be really fun.

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Postby Kitty S. » Tue Apr 18, 2006 2:59 pm

Hi D.C. crawlers,

I'm sorry I will be out of town on sketchcrawl day. I hope I can make it to the next crawl. Have a good time!

Kitty

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me too

Postby conniedrawsfromlife » Wed Apr 19, 2006 4:03 pm

hey i've got like four deadlines, including a bunch of painting, so i can't make it either. let us know how it goes. maybe next month...

sorry,
connie

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Postby neumunki » Fri Apr 21, 2006 4:55 pm

does this mean nobody is actually going but me???!

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Postby enrico » Fri Apr 21, 2006 5:11 pm

go for it Neumunki ... :) doing it on your own actually makes for a more intense sketching day ...

ciao !

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