#56 World Wide SketchCrawl


#56 World Wide SketchCrawl on July 29th, 2017

Place : Common Ground near Geonguk Univ. Subway Station Line no. 2, Exit 6 (3 minutes' walk from the station)
Time : From 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Meeting Spot : Plaza in Common Ground

7월 29일은 제 56차 월드 와이드 스케치크롤 행사가 있는 날입니다. 이번 스케치 장소는 건국대역 6번 출구에서 3분 거리에 있는
푸른색 컨테이너로 이루어진 이색적인 분위기의 커먼 그라운드입니다.
관심있는 분들은 누구라도 참여하실 수 있고 회비는 없습니다. 도구는 각자 쓰실 재료를 준비해 오시면 됩니다.
더운 여름 잘 지내시고 그날 뵙겠습니다.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Women's cell in Seodaemun Prison and History Hall, Seoul



Women's cell in Seodaemun Prison, pen, watercolor, 25 x 25 cm

On June 2009 I sketched the above one at Seodamun Prison located near Seodaemun Independence Park, Seoul. There the Japanese style building caught my eye. I looked for the information about the building. It was built on 1916 under the Japanese colonial ruling period. Under the ground floor there were four women's cells to the height of 1.48 m that the prisoner couldn't stand upright. The patriot Ryu Kwan-soon died there. The basement was buried on 1934 but restored on 1992. I wanted to go there again some day to sketch and feel our painful history.  I could visit again with Seoul Urban Sketchers this month. We harvested a lot of sketches thanks to the true patriots fighted for the national independence.