Tuesday, February 2, 2016

SUNDAY: Sketch the Winter Garden

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Palm Trees in February?

Either you woke up in the Caribbean or we're talking about the Winter Garden.  

This Sunday we'll be sketching at the Winter Garden Atrium the 10-story glass-vaulted pavilion on Vesey Street in New York City's Brookfield Place office complex.  Formerly called the World Financial Center], the 60-foot-high glass solarium faces sweeping vistas of the Hudson River with New Jersey in the distance.  It fronts the Wall Street Marina home to some of the most luxurious yachts in town.  The ice skating rink is open for anyone up to the challenge of sketching continuous motion.

SPECIAL ADDITION:  The Urban Sketching Board of Directors is holding their annual meeting in town this weekend..  They will be sketching with us in the morning.  Be sure to meet them.

YOUR HOSTS:  Your hosts for this event will be Shawne Cooper, Denise Markbreit and Elaine Langer.  Ask for them if this is your first time. 

The view of Santiago Calatrava's spectacular
Flying Bird sculpture


Where:  The lower lobby of the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place:  230 Vesey St, NYC  (see map)

When:   We'll start at 10 AM.  Join us when you can.  The Board of Directors will be with us until 1 PM

Lunch:  12:30 - At the Hudson Eats Food Court on the second floor

Afternoon:   1:30  Back to the skecthing

Show and Tell:  3:00 off to Hudson Eats to share drawings, good stories and a beer or wine if you're so inclined.

  BY SUBWAY (see map)
     E trains to WTC
     A, C trains to Chambers St.
     2, 3 trains to Park Place.
     N, R trains to Cortland St.
     4, 5 to Fulton St.

Subway - 4,5,6/N,R to the new Fulton Center
1,2,3/A,C,E to Chambers Street
 Walk South, turn right [West] onto Vesy Street\
Enter PATH terminal [it says “closed weekends” but enter through far left door].
Take escalators down to the new WTC West Concourse, which goes under West
Street and leads up a massive set of escalators directly up to Brookfield Place

Click to Enlarge

If you can’t find us
call or text 
Shawne at 917-880-9249
Denise at 516-263-4818
Elaine at 347-415-5453

There are no fees.   All drawing skill levels are welcome.

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