Art-itectural Sketching

For the third year in a row, USk Oʻahu joined forces today with Honolulu’s AIA chapter to celebrate Architecture Month. After a friendly welcome by Mayumi (and little Mari), sketchers radiated from the AIA Honolulu Center for Architecture. Buildings along Fort Street Mall (including the popular C. Brewer building) were documented along with urban scenes, including the delivery of a fresh batch of biki bikes. The diversity of motivations and media invited lively discussion at our show-and-tell session, as well as browsing of sketch books in search of scenes captured last year from the same vantage point. Adding to the architectural theme of the event, Purnima treated us to an insightful overview of the history and architectural provenance of buildings in the area, before we wrapped up the morning with a raffle of sketching paraphernalia.

As always, don’t forget to check out our sketches on Flickr and upload your own!

See you at our next event on May 6!

 

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