consisting of visiting ten bars and pubs along the N-Juda Muni tram line. He
called it the "PubCrawl". And crawling we did, in fact we didn’t make it past
the seventh pub. Quite the night, but that is where I got the idea for the name
SketchCrawl when a few months later I decided to do a whole day of intense
drawing around the city.
pencil and watercolors. A drawn journal filled with details ranging from the all
the coffee I drank to the different buses I took. After a whole day of drawing
and walking around the city the name seemed quite fitting: “SketchCrawl” – a
drawing marathon. The crawl was more tiring than I imagined but also more fun
and exciting than I had thought. Giving yourself this kind of mandate for a full
day changes the way you look around you. It makes you stop and see things just a
tad longer, just a bit deeper … needless to say I loved it.
a group of artists instead of all by myself! And so SketchCrawl turned communal.
After a whole day of drawing it proved to be amazingly interesting and inspiring
to share and compare other people’s drawings and thoughts. Different takes on
our surroundings, different details, different sensibilities.