On Friday morning oct.24 Alexandria’s Urban Sketchers and Description of Alexandria arranged a sketch walk Outing in front of Cecil Hotel with Guest of Honor Artist Sylvie Bargain. The sketchers distribute themselves around the buildings for sketching and drawing from their various perspectives. About three hours took to draw several paintings that described the beauty of Architectures.
“I realize my drawings on the deep, directly in the felt-tip then in the watercolor, because in life, there is no draft! “. Sylvie Bargain Said. Sylvie Bargain is a French Artist from Cahors. She is a member of the Urban Sketchers group and a correspondent of the blog USK France.
Alexandria’s Urban Sketchers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raise the architectural, artistic, storytelling and educational value of location drawing, promoting its practice and connecting people who live in Alexandria.
Description of Alexandria is a cultural and artistic project that seeks to document the remains of cosmopolitan Alexandria and its architectural heritage. The project is characterized by onsite sketching, drawing, and the description of urban and architectural elements of Alexandria. The Description of Alexandria project is being carried out by a team of volunteer sketchers and documenters, and it was initiated by the team leader, sketcher and architect Mohamed Gohar.