Friday, May 31, 2013

Tattoo Portland

Yesterday, I walked through Pioneer Courthouse Square and realized it was time for the Festival of Flowers. I couldn't figure out what the design represented or if it was finished, until I saw the banner that identified the theme as 'Tattoo Portland.' Then it all made sense.


There are tables and chairs among the flowers, so I pulled up to one and did this quick sketch,
without being hit by the pigeons swarming above or the intermittent raindrops. 

Here's a photo where the theme seems pretty clear.


You might want to check it out and make a sketch. Those chairs are much more comfortable than the bricks.

6 comments:

  1. Portland has its own bit of weirdness, doesn't it? Fun drawing!

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  2. I like that you got that person sitting among the blooms and the others on the steps, setting the scale. And kudos for taking 'the opportunity' to record this scene!

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  3. Wish I could get down there for this. Nicely captured!

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  4. I like your sketch Vicky. I guess I have till next Tuesday to try one for myself. Those flowers go on sale next Wednesday.

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  5. Thanks, Carrie. Hope you got a sketch.

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