#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.

Monday, August 13, 2012

at downtown around Taepyeong-ro, Jung-ku, seoul

old and new Seoul city hall

fountain on Seoul Plaza

big fire smoke backward of city hall buildings, which was caused by a fire at the construction field of National Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul

view of Seosomun street from Hanhwa Finance Plaza building of Taepyeong-ro where the renovation of City Hall subway station was undergoing

Sogong Tailor shop at Sogong street surrounded by the Chosun Hotel
pencil & watercolor, 27.5 x 17.5 cm sketchbook









After sending some dried food by parcel post to my daughter at Gwanghwamun Post Office I walked around Taepyeongro street. At Seoul Plaza there was a tent which seemed to be installed for citizens with benches, where I could sketch very comfortably. After sketching two I could see a big smoke behind the city hall buildings. Because I didn't have seen such a big smoke, at first I thought it was a kind of dark cloud expecting a shower soon. But it looked too dark, nearly black. So I asked two policemen who stood near me, "Hello, is it a kind of cloud or a fire smoke?" The were surprised at the scene and went forward to the direction of smoke and came back saying "There was a fire!". I started to draw the scene already. The fire seemed to cease within 10 to 20 minutes and the sky looked clear again. On the way coming home I heard that there was a big fire at the construction field and four laborers died unfortunately. Very sad to hear that. 

1 comment:

Kyoung Won JUNG said...

현장감있는 스케치 멋지십니다.