I can't explain how breathtaking this view is of the Sydney Harbour. Can't help but point out how great architecture could transform and define a city. Sydney Opera House is one of the most beautiful buildings I've seen. . Apologies. This sketch is not doing it a justice.
Sambadrome, Rio Carnival 2014 - Never realised that the main event was held in a purposely built stadium designed by the great Oscar Niemeyer in the heart of Rio de Janeiro
MASP Art Museum São Paulo under construction circa 1960s / em construcao cerca de 1960
São Paulo - Aerial view at the beginning of Paulista Avenue, São Paulo's central artery for commerce and shopping
Arches of Umayyad Mosque in Damascus now severely threatened by civil war
Completed. Jaisalmer Palace, India. The Rajasthan region has plenty of daylight. The palace is intelligent in that it incorporates many levels of depth into its design allowing for a beautiful play of light. Visited in 2012.
Jaisalmer Palace front elevation. India. In progress shot.
15 min sketch of Catedral da Se, Sao Paulo. There are times when I'm less worried about proportion or the level of 'realness' in my sketches. My ability to sketch depends totally on my mood at that particular time and space.
Had a great surprise yesterday when one of my sketches had been reposted by a Brazilian architectural and art instagram page and have garnered over 2000 likes!
I have a huge fascination with cities. No doubt. The larger the better. It's natural for me to be excited to visit by far, Southern Hemisphere's largest - Sao Paulo, Brazil. The city proper has a population of over 11 million whilst the metropolitan area, 19 million residents.
This post was long due. It was 7:30am in the morning and I was ready to leave for work. The year 2013 has been a very quiet one for me for all things TendToTravel. However, that morning was different. I decided to check my twitter timeline and was surprised to see Etihad Airways was...