Category Archives: New York

Back in New York, Part 6: It’s fun being a tourist

It doesn’t get more touristy than Times Square. Can’t say I understand why tens of thousands of tourists parade through it everyday. But it is super-fun to sketch. Next stop? Grand Central. I wish I’d sketched the beautiful turquoise ceiling … Continue reading

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Back in New York, Part 4

My favorite thing about Central Park is that you can always see the city skyline above the treetops. This is sketched from the top of a rocky outcropping in the park. Here is what I learnt about this rock. (Thank you, Wikipedia): In … Continue reading

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Back in New York, Part 3

Some of what I like best about New York is the little stuff that is so New York. A delivery bicycle chained to a lamppost on the street. Somewhere on Lexington Avenue. If you’re on Lex near Curry Hill, you’re guaranteed to … Continue reading

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Back in New York, Part 2

More from New York. An unusually warm spring weekend. Naturally, everyone seemed to turn up to walk the High Line. Perfect for crowd-sketching. Sketches from the Met. The temple of Dendur. I am always amazed at what it must take to move … Continue reading

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Back in New York, Part 1

Last month I was in New York City for too-short-a-trip. Between spending time with friends, visiting old haunts, showing the city to the kids and playing tourist, I ended up with quite a few sketches. Roosevelt Avenue, Queens on a weekend … Continue reading

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Reportage: Minimum Wage Protests

Last month I covered one of many minimum wage protests held around New York for the website eater.com. Here is a link to the piece, which had reports from all over the country. The protest I covered was to be held at … Continue reading

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A week in New York: Summer 2011

It’s always exciting to go to New York: so much to see, so much to do, to eat and to sketch. And so many old friends to see. But it all begins with a long flight ( or if you … Continue reading

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