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Holbein Watercolor – Tool Review

From the supplies selection I made on a previous post, I have in my hands the  set of 24 Watercolor Colors by Holbein. The first impression is really excellent, everything packed and ordered in a very elegant way, it is a set with a good variety of colors that allows its direct use and with…

New Orleans, unfinished Business… – Bonus track

#USk #UrbanSketchers #SketchBook #NewOrleans #NOLA I know, I know, I already said good bye to New Orleans, I did. Thing is that right when I'm about to resume my regular life, while I'm organizing my drawing table and scheduling my next sessions y keep finding Pieces of unfinished sketches from New Orleans. I have so…

Strathmore Sketchbook – Tool Review

I'm still searching for the perfect Sketchbook ... In a previous post I reviewed Stillman & Birn and it is an excellent option that stands out above any other I have tried before. Still, I did not want to make a decision without first evaluating something equivalent, at the same professional level, so I decided…

My B&B in New Orleans – UrbanSketch

#USk #UrbanSketchers #SketchBook #NewOrleans #NOLA This is the Bed & Breakfast where i spent my days in New Orleans, close to Magazine street on the Garden District. If you ever go to New Orleans you would love to go to the French Quarter and have that intense fun, but believe me, when it comes to…

French Quarter, Bourbon St, New Orleans – Travel

#Travel #NewOrleans #Viajes #BourbonStreet #NOLA #FrenchQuarter  The time has come and we are in the right place, this is New Orleans!It was about time for some intensity, we finally reached the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, the heart of the New Orleans rumba. The area closes its streets to vehicular traffic and is at the disposal…

Garden District Firehouse, New Orleans – Urbansketch

This place was built in 1851 and served the community as Engine #23 until 1991 when the crew was moved and 4 years later it was opened as The New Orleans Fire Department Museum. This was the vary last firehouse to trade in its horses for a motorized vehicle, the exhibition shows tools, carriages, photos, uniforms used…