Saturday, August 2, 2014

USK SYD at the Australian Museum

Urban Sketchers Sydney met up at the Australian Museum today. Being mid winter we thought it would be good to have an indoor venue and many people were thought we had chosen well. We have had some lovely warm weather lately (25C during the week) but it was very fresh this morning.

A group of 18 of us met up in the cafe of the museum at 10am and then a number of people wanted to sketch outside…I decided to join them. It was a sunny day- maybe we could find a sunny spot out of that cold wind and see how long we lasted. As it turned out some of us did find a nice spot in the sun and managed to spend the whole morning sketching either the museum, Hyde Park, the cathedral or another building down William St.

We had a great show and tell  checking out what people discovered inside or out. There is a lot of draw in the museum and it was so much fun to hear all about it. Today we had a great variety in the sketches- all kinds of different paper / sketchbooks and a wide variety of pens, pencils, watercolour. A visual rich selection and we all learn so much from each other.

Thanks to those that came and a special welcome to a few new faces.

Next month we will be meeting on Saturday 13 September. Keep an eye out here more details.

You can see some of the USK SYD sketchers in the flickr group and in the USK AUS facebook group.
My sketches from the day are here