Friday, 23 August 2013


 The urban sketchers meet-up group met in a dumpster today.  It's not that we're trying to capture the real essence of urban-living, or that the day-jobs aren't paying enough - it's quite a nice place to be, actually.  This dumpster anyway.  It has been transformed into a mobile park, a park-a-park that moves from neighbourhood to neighbourhood (  It was designed by Julien Thomas, an artist working at promoting social interactions.  It's a remarkably cozy environment, even parked where it was in an expanse of new concrete and condo towers, a bit like a lifeboat (minus the seasickness) (and Bengal tiger).  It's rumoured to be going to Granville Island next, where it will make a great spot to sit and draw the scene.

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