Sketch Meet-up in Oct.

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[Sketch Meet-up on Oct. 28th, 2017]
- Place: Seoul Station & Seoul 7017 (서울역 & 서울로 7017)
- Nearest Subway Station : Seoul Station, Line No. 1 or 4 (1호선 혹은 4호선 서울역)
- Time: 10:30 am ~ 4:00 pm (오전 10시 30분부터 오후 4시까지)
- Meeting Spot: In front of Food Court at 3rd Fl. in Seoul Station (서울역사 3층 푸드 코트 앞)
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10월 두 번째 어반스케치 모임 장소는 하루 평균 9만여 명이 이용하는 대한민국 수도인 서울의 관문, '서울역'입니다. 오전에 3층에 자리한 푸드코트에서 만나 점심 식사 후에는 '서울로 7017'로 이동할 예정입니다. 2015년 폐쇄되었던 서울역 고가는 2017년에 도심 속의 공원으로 재 탄생하였습니다. 국내 최초의 고가 보행로인 서울로 7017을 거닐면서 서울의 풍경을 다시 한번 새로운 시각으로 느껴 보시기 바랍니다.

문의 사항은 seoulurbansketchers@gmail.com으로 연락주시기 바랍니다.
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[How to be a member of Seoul Urban Sketchers]
1. 먼저 seoulurbansketchers@gmail.com으로 '한글 및 영문 성함, 전화번호, 이메일 주소'를 간략한 자기소개와 함께 보내주세요.
2. 모임에 참가하신 후, 그리신 그림을 처음 보내셨던 메일에 회신하시는 형식으로 다시 한번 seoulurbansketchers@gmail.com으로 보내주세요. 이후 관리자가 블로그 게시 권한을 드리는 초대장을 발송해 드립니다.
3. 초대장을 수락하신 후, 블로그에 그림을 올려주세요. 혹시 방법을 모르시는 경우 관리자에게 메일이나 전화로 연락하시면 도와 드립니다.
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Monday, September 10, 2012

at Olympic Park, Seoul

I got to revisit the Olympic Park, near Jamsil, near the southeastern part of the city.  I had visited this before, once with friends, the other time to go to a Hyundai-sponsored Summer Concert.  The park was beautiful, with lots of amenities, ranging from rollerblading area and an ice-skating rink during the winter, to a public garden full of interesting sculptures, and an art museum, SOMA, to go with it.  This was my third visit, and it didn't fail to impress me with a mix of historical areas, interspersed with sports facilities.  

할아버지들의 모임, pencil, 257x357mm
grampas -- The first sketch was done near the entrance.  There were many areas with shades, and elderly grampas, joined together for a serious game of Chinese chess or just chit chat.  There was even a garden of lavender behind, so it felt peaceful, to be sitting and sketching there. 

올림픽공원의 장승들, pencil, 257x357mm
olympic park entrance -- This was the first sketch I did upon arriving at the Olympic Park.  There are columns of totem poles on both sides of the Peace Gate leading one towards the actual entrance with all the flags.  Each totem pole wears a funny expression, so I tried to capture that.  But it would have been nice to capture a whole row of columns so that the length of the grand entrance could 
be felt. 


골목길, pencil, 257x357mm
streetview -- This alleyway is the narrow corridor between two parts of the SOMA museum buildings.  Perhaps because of the long ramp leading up to it, or because of the narrowness of the corridor, it was a stark contrast to the open expanses of greenery both in front and behind, it felt very quaint and mysterious.  I stood there for a longer time than usual, trying to capture that mystic mood. 

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