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Saturday April 16th 2011 - Earthquake & tsunami emergency Benefit
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Los Angeles, CA

Post by kmillustration » Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:33 am

So where do you guys want to go this time around?

Some Ideas:
- Norton Simon Museum
- Huntington Library
...- LA Zoo
- Old LA Zoo / Griffith / Merry-go-round
- Los Angeles Live Steamers
- Autry National Center
- Getty Museum
- Getty Villa
- Petersen Automotive Museum
- Hollywood Forever Cemetery
* Same location as Cinespia
- Arboretum
- Descanso Gardens
- Hollywood Museum - lots of costumes
- Pacific Asia Museum
- Exposition Park Rose Garden
- Pershing Square
- Skirball Center
- California Science Center
- Monster Park aka Vincent Lugo Park
- La Brea Tar pits
- LACMA
- Barnsdall Park / Los Feliz
- Griffith Observatory
- Burbank Town Center / Ikea
- Glendale Galleria / Americana at Brand
- LA Live
- Downtown / Walt Disney Concert Hall
- Sunset Strip
- Venice Canals
- Runyon
- Malibu
- El Porto / N Manhattan Beach
- Universal Citywalk
- Universal
- Disneyland
- Korean Friendship Bell
- Point Fermin Park / Lighthouse
- Aquarium of the Pacific
- Queen Mary
- Pasadena Roving Archers Range
- California Beach Volleyball Association
* location varies

Previous SketchCraw Locations:
- Old Town Pasadena
- Travel Town in Griffith Park
- Union Station/Olvera Street
- Chinatown/Little Tokyo
- Los Angeles Central Library
- Grand Central Market/Bradbury Building
- The Grove/Farmer's Market
- Redondo Beach Pier
- The Americana in Glendale
- Echo Park
- Santa Monica Pier
- Koreatown
- Hollywood & Highland
- Natural History Museum

Feel free to throw out more suggestions!
It has been a while since we went to a lot of the previous locations, so if any of those interest you let me know.

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Re: Los Angeles, CA

Post by kmillustration » Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:11 am

Votes have been tallied!
We will be sketching at the Los Angeles Zoo for SketchCrawl # 31, on April 16th.
Remember, SketchCrawl is for artists of all ages and skill levels. Bring your friends, bring your family. :]

And just for fun here are some of my favorite Inspirational Animal Drawing Books:

The Weatherly Guide to Drawing Animals
by Joe Weatherly
http://t.co/BgES8bC

The Art of Animal Drawing
By: Ken Holtgren
http://t.co/HFZRbKv

The Art of Animal Character Design
by David Colman
http://t.co/6tyycJ6

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Los Angeles Zoo
http://www.lazoo.org/
(323) 644-4200

OFFICIAL MEET UP:
Front Entrance - Table area @ 11AM
(#1 on the Map - Harbor Seals)

ADDRESS:
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

PARKING: Free!
- Since it's a Saturday I would recommend arriving early to get a spot

HOURS: 10am to 5pm

ADMISSION:
Adult: $14
Child (2-12): $9
Child (-2): Free
Senior (62+): $11
(The line for general admission can get quite long)

I have some extra passes for free admission
Those interested shoot me a message, once the date gets closer I'll draw names or something and announce winners. Feels silly but I couldn't think of another way to make it fair.

ZOO MAP:
http://www.lazoo.org/visit/zoomap/

SHOWS AND ACTIVITIES:
http://www.lazoo.org/visit/shows_activities.html
* World of Birds Show - 11:30a / 2p / 3:30p
* Muriel's Ranch - Petting Zoo open 10a-1p
* Animals & You Program: 10:45a / 11:45a / 12:45p

If you have any additional questions please feel free to ask :]

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Re: Los Angeles, CA

Post by nightengail » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:31 pm

The hubby and I meeting my friends and their two children at Travel Town that day. So it's a day full of sketching trains and children for me.

Have fun with the monkeys and giraffes!

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Re: Los Angeles, CA

Post by Aurakle » Sat Mar 19, 2011 2:14 am

This sounds like it will be so much fun! I can't wait to meet everybody there!

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Re: Los Angeles, CA

Post by viviannguyen » Sat Mar 19, 2011 6:58 am

Thanks for organizing, Kendra!
Looking forward to sketching with everyone at the LA Zoo! Cheers :)
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Re: Los Angeles, CA

Post by kmillustration » Sat Mar 19, 2011 4:48 pm

For any of those not part of the FB group I just posted this message to the group
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So it has just been brought to my attention that since the last time I checked SketchCrawl.com the website layout has changed, but more importantly we have been brought a challenge for SketchCrawl 31! http://www.sketchcrawl.com/2011/04/ww-sketchcrawl-31/ (please click the link and read about the concept)

That challenge is to try and raise money for the Victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan. Which I think is a wonderful idea and the Zoo would be the perfect place, especially on a Saturday. But since the Zoo is technically private property I'm going to call and verify that the plan is copacetic.

If they're ok with the plan, I'm thinking everyone who wants to participate (by no means a requirement) can wear a red shirt and maybe we'll come up with some official button or something that says you're part of the fundraising effort. And maybe if some people feel compelled they could offer to do caricatures for donations, maybe even get special buttons for that as well. Let me know if you're interested and I'll let you know more once I've done a little more research on the logistics of dealing with the zoo.

Since I lived in Japan when I was younger this is a cause that really hits home and I really hope we can work something out and that everyone interested can take pride in helping out those in need.

Have a wonderful weekend!
(sorry for the lofty message)
- Kendra

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Re: Los Angeles, CA

Post by kmillustration » Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:51 pm

--- REPOSTED FROM FACEBOOK GROUP ---

Subject: UPDATE: WE CAN'T TAKE DONATIONS

I checked with the LA Zoo and since they are a non-profit they cannot permit us to raise money on their grounds. Which is completely understandable. Basically if they let us raise money then they have to let everyone do it and even though our cause is in the right place they cannot allow it.

Since almost every inch of LA is private property this gets a bit tricky. I really don't think raising money During the SketchCrawl is going to work.

BUT, If you would still like to raise money on your own by telling your friends, relatives, coworkers, etc that you are going out drawing to support the Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Emergency fund. You are more than welcome to collect the donations and submit them yourself to GIVE2ASIA http://www.facebook.com/l/e6f8bnF00t_1R ... rtistshelp

So this will just be a regular SketchCrawl and we will still be holding it at the LA Zoo.

Thanks for all the interest! See you all in a couple weeks
- Kendra

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Re: Los Angeles, CA

Post by ericD » Sun Apr 03, 2011 6:33 pm

Hey everyone,
Just moved down to LA and saw this thread. Glad theres a sketchcrawl group out here. Definitely going to make it on the 16!
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