March 20, 2018

The New York Public Library by Bryant Park is an iconic NYC landmark. I haven't painted the inside in ages (here) and I had a half hour after painting inside Grand Central last week to capture it. Like Grand Central, I ended up using the exact angle I used before!

September 23, 2017

Early on, I knew I wanted to do a 360 degree panorama of the park. This posed some challenges, like the fact that I've never done something like that before. Also that the perspective changes as you turn. Also that I wanted to draw it from a fictionally far distance aw...

September 20, 2017

Naturally, the NY Public Library is a huge presence from the park, so I couldn't let two weeks pass without painting it! You'll see it again in my huge panorama, but for now here's two paintings of the back of the library!

Here's a quick one, with just the corner of the...

September 16, 2017

Most of my residency I spent doing far-away compositions of the architecture around the park, but I spent a couple of days doing some close-ups around the New York Public Library.

This first one of the statue of William Cullen Bryant was the one I had started drawing on...

August 11, 2017

Today's Flashback Friday post is from the very first time I sketched in Bryant Park. It was before I was meeting up with my urban sketching group; right around the time I discovered the Urban Sketchers blog. The reason I'm sharing this sketch of Bryant Park? I was rece...

June 30, 2016

A few weeks ago I joined NYC Urban Sketchers in Bryant Park (though I didn't actually see any, it was crowded, but I knew they were there!) It was nice to actually get to sketch in my city. It had been a bit!

February 13, 2016

Cheating and backdating this post because I didn't have internet and couldn't post last night. Despite the frigid, face-numbing weather I'm departing from tradition and not sharing a warm-weather worshipping watercolor. This one was done in November in the NY Library,...

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