The next morning, before we could go inside the “Hub”, Alfândega, to check in for the start of the USK 9th International Symposium, a lot of Sketchers were sketching the buildings across the street. The view across from where we met up every day was unbelievably beautiful, complex and a constant inspiration and this day I just attempted a tiny snippet of some woman’s daily wash hung out to dry. In the days to come I would find myself, facing the unbelievable jumble of buildings, along with numerous others drawing away in the sketchbook.

Stillman and Birn Beta Series sketchbook; Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen (hard tip), Pitt brush pen; if there is color it will be from Molotow and/or Posca acrylic paint markers.