16 June 2014

SketchCrawl at the University Laval Botanical Garden (July 12, 2014)

Arbor in the Van den Hende garden, (c) B.G. Merkle, 2013
The next public sketchcrawl here in Quebec City will take place in mid-July. See below for details (le texte en français est disponible ici).

This and other sketching events are organized by various individuals here in Quebec City, and are usually quite a lot of fun.

Here's the scoop on the next one:

44th World Wide Sketchcrawl 
Location: Roger Van den Hende Botanical Garden (at Université Laval)
Address: 2480 boulevard Hochelaga (G1V 0A6), just north of Place Sainte-Foy.
Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 (re-scheduled to Sunday if it rains)
Time: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cost: Access to the garden is free, and there is no fee for parking.

Arbor in the Van den Hende garden
(c) B.G. Merkle, 2013

  • In addition to plants, there are lots of structures and buildings you could sketch.
  • Garden opens at 8:00 a.m.; come any time you like.
  • Typically, the group meets at noon to have lunch and share drawings. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch and do the same.
  • Those who wish to remain after lunch (or start after lunch) are welcome to do so. 

Van den Hende garden, (c) B.G. Merkle, 2013
Please bring your own drawing materials, too. Recommendations include: a folding chair or stool, easel, umbrella, drinking water, sunscreen, etc.

More information: