This event, spearheaded by Jim Bumgarner, of
will offer any and all urban sketchers anywhere throughout the world,
who for whatever reasons, were not able to attend the Barcelona
Symposium, a chance to meet new people, and to enjoy group sketching
and socializing in the fabulous San Francisco Bay Area, located on the
West Coast of the United States.
No fees or workshops, the event is
designed for meeting with new people and friends, and sketching all day
on Saturday, the "40th World Wide Sketchcrawl," in the city
where Enrico Casarosa gave birth to the "World Wide
Sketchcrawl," San Francisco.
12: The Golden Bear Inn in Berkeley is recommended as a
reasonably priced, central place to stay. Click on the link to contact
them directly. Activities will officially begin with a group dinner
somewhere in the neighborhood, with some sketching as well.
13: The Golden Bear is a 15 minute walk to the BART (Bay
Area Rapid Transport) station where we will head into San Francisco
early in the morning for the "40th Worldwide
First stop will be the Ferry Building
at the foot of Market Street a block from the Embarcadero BART station,
Chinatown is within walking distance, and Fisherman's Wharf is close by
Plan on a full marathon of sketching
We will meet at the end of the day
back at the Ferry Building to share sketches. Return to The Golden Bear
sometime later in the evening.
14: A get-together in and around the Berkeley neighborhood,
where there are many areas ripe for sketching, is planned.
Adjourn at noon; or, for those wanting
more, another trip into San Francisco, or other surrounding points of
interest are encouraged.
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