Thursday, November 5, 2015

SATURDAY: Sketch Ground Zero

The World Trade Center Memorial

Saturday November 7, 2015

WTCmemorialJune2012" by Cadiomals

In all the years we've never gone to Ground Zero to sketch.  It's certainly not for lack of respect but because of the sorrow surrounding the events of 9/11.

Never Forget" tapestry at 911 Memorial in NYC IMG 5792" by Billy Hathorn

Many years later the area has changed.  Incredible efforts have been made to create a suitable memorial for what happened. Talented architects and artists have made their contributions.  As a native New Yorker, although the site fills me with sorrow, I can't help but be impressed by the throngs of tourists who visit the site to pay their respects.  It has become a very New York location and will be the site for our sketching explorations this Saturday.

Nightime Pool:  "September 11th Memorial and Museum" by User:Aspensti

The official name for the area is the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The memorial is located at the World Trade Center site, the former location of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed during the September 11 attacks.

1 World Trade Center by TonyTheTiger 

What:  Sketch the World Trade Center Memorial and surroundings
National September 11 Memorial & museum
by Saschaporsche

When and Where:  Meet a at West Side of the North Fountain (the side closest to the river) at 10 AM. If you arrive late you'll find us sketching in the area.

Lunch:   12 - Noon - Stage Door Pizza - 26 Vesey St. to share drawings, good stories and a beer or wine if you're so inclined.

Afternoon:  Continue our Sketch Discovery in the Park area.

Show and Tell:  3:15  - Walk to the Dark Horse, 17 Murray Street, to share drawings, good stories and a beer or wine if you're so inclined.

Loads of Subway choices.
   - World Trade Center - E train
   -  Chambers Street - 1,2,3, A or C train
   -  Fulton Street - A.C, J, Z, 2, 3, 4, and 5 train
   -  Cortlandt Street - R
   - Dress warmly in layers.  High supposed to be 63 but the AM will be colder
   - Bring a portable chair or stool for maximum comfort
   -  Call or text me if you can't find us.

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If you can’t find us 
call or text Mark at 973-809-9128

There are no fees or attendance taken. All drawing skill levels are welcome.

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