Urban Sketchers (I)

For several years now, I have joined the Urban Sketchers chapters in both Málaga and Granada. The initiative has become a really interesting meeting point for artists, dilettantes and drawing lovers alike. The fluid exchange of ideas, techniques and tools has permited us to improve and share our common interests regarding Arts.

As a result, and being the iniciative an international phenomenon, the organization has developed annual drawing symposiums.

The first I had the pleasure to attend, the Urban Sketchers Symposium Manchester 2016

 

On Painting

This painting is a reproduction of  “I Bari”, by  Michelangelo Merisi, known as Il Caravaggio (1571-1610).

The reproduction of the famous canvas is a  private comission  painted for a couple who are very fond of Italian Baroque Painting. The commission proved to be a challenge, due to the outstanding quality of the original painting by  Il Caravaggio.

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