The last couple of weeks I’ve been sketching pretty much only buildings and streets. I tried some easy sketching with a liner, some watercolour sketching and a more full-paint work, too. They are all here. The motives are very Danish, they are buildings from Aalborg and Copenhagen. The simple sketch is just a city, I guess. And after my small trip to Hamburg at the weekend, I feel it is more Hamburg for me, somehow.
It is so good to look at something new from time to time. I just feel so much fresher, and more awake. I guess, some people will call it inspiration – feeling awake and more sensitive to the surroundings. When I am at a new place I just suddenly get ideas for what I want to paint, for example. I almost feel the need to write some thoughts down ( now got a tiny notebook for them). And I also notice things, feel a bit more focused. So it could be a cool thing to be doing weekend getaways slightly more often – maybe once every second month.
But this time I also traveled with two friends, and these ladies were making me think and notice even more 🙂 I took quite a few pictures of them, both with my camera and my phone. There are a few quite good portraits. I didn’t have time to edit the pictures, but after this trip I feel I miss photography. Maybe will take some more portraits this season, I think I am more or less certain about my tastes and expectations since recently.
And the last observation: trains are magic. It felt very good this time – no rush and airport security check stress, more space and possibility to stand up and walk around a little – and it arrives to the very center of the city! Trains are fantastic 🙂