Monday, 31 December 2018

January Sketchcrawl

For our January sketchcrawl we are going to draw in the MUDAM: the Luxembourg skyline from the windows of the museum, the beautiful interior architecture of the building, the interesting objects of the temporary and permanent exhibitions and a drink & draw in the museum bar afterwards.
Water-based techniques are not allowed inside the museum, so bring pencils, crayons, markers, etc.

Let's meet at 2 pm on Sunday 6 January 2019 at  the entrance of the museum.

Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean
3, Park Dräi Eechelen
L-1499 Luxembourg-Kirchberg

See you on Sunday!


Pour notre sketchcrawl de janvier, nous allons dessiner dans le MUDAM: le skyline du Luxembourg, la belle architecture intérieure du bâtiment, les objets intéressants des expositions temporaires et permanentes et un drink & draw au bar du musée par la suite.
Les techniques à l'eau ne sont pas autorisées à l'intérieur du musée - apportez donc crayons, marqueurs, etc.

Rendez-vous  le dimanche 6 janvier 2019 à 14h à l'entrée du musée.

Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean
3, Park Dräi Eechelen
L-1499 Luxembourg-Kirchberg

A dimanche

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Last sketchcrawl of 2018

Hello dear Sketchers,

The LUCA programs a last urban sketching session for this year!

Let's meet at the entrance of the Cercle Municipal on the Place d'Armes at 2pm on Saturday 22nd of December 2018.

We will have a free entrance to the exhibition "Hard Truth".

See you on Saturday!

Urban Sketching @ Cercle

Friday, 7 December 2018

Cuba, A Painter's Paradise

I recently visited Cuba with Catherine, a painter friend.  

What a country of dazzling beauty, full of colour, dance and music, but also poignant contradictions, tragedy and a two-speed society.  

The Cubans are very open and friendly people and are extremely proud of their country but they prefer to keep quiet about politics.
With the help of our very smart and passionate Ecotur-guide, Julio, we explored the Cuban countryside and Cuban cities with names that make you dream: La Havana, Vinales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad...
Trinidad colors

street in Vinales

central square in Cienfuegos

gossip in Trinidad

Trinidad street

Alexis, tobacco planter in Vinales

live music in Havana

Plaza Vieja in Havana

Cuba is a paradise of colours and shapes, not only above but also under water! I was so sorry I could not sketch under water while snorkeling. 

That being said, the Cuban air is very humid and the paint doesn't dry quickly. So make sure to take two sketchbooks with you, to let one water colour dry while you start another! 

Here you can find all the results of my Cuban painting trip.

Leen Van Bogaert