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Re: [teacherartexchange] Some summertime inspiration

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watercolorwiz_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Wed Jul 15 2009 - 05:34:50 PDT


 
 So, when are you going to post some of these views from your terrace? I love to be an armchair traveler! :-)
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> Need some inspiration for your summer art and travels? Or are you having a
> "staycation" this year? I found a couple of interesting sites to rev you up:
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> http://virtualpaintout.blogspot.com/ This one is a network of artists who
> virtually visit predetermined cities all over the world each month and paint
> or draw from city views that appear on Google's Street View. They then post
> their work on the blog. Interestingly, Google has given its okay for the
> artists to use screen shots of the views and sell their work if Google is
> credited in the labels or descriptions.
>
> http://www.urbansketchers.com/ Another network of artists who sketch their
> surroundings either in their hometowns or on their travels.
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> Quito is almost overwhelming with wonderful sketching opportunities. My
> terrace overlooks the city below and on clear mornings I can see three
> volcanoes.
>
> Maggie
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