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Sketch Stuyvesant Cove!

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  • stuyvesant cove

    20th St and FDR Drive, New York, NY (map)

    40.732640 -73.973900

  • This park is in my neighborhood, a few blocks away from our apartment. This is one of the lovely stretches of the hit-or-miss east riverbank of Manhattan.

    Please meet at the entrance to the park on East 20th St, below the FDR. Basically, walk east on 20th street until you almost fall into the river.

    Any problems on the day of the event, I can be reached at [masked]-9816.

    Looking forward to sketching with you! 


    In case of rain, I will let people know early in the morning if it is canceled, and then reschedule for another day.


    What makes our Meetups different from other art groups and classes? There's no instruction, but we like to share our work, and chat and be inspired. Share tips and learn from people in a casual environment where all levels of artists are welcome! Don't be shy to ask anyone anything!

    • We sketch for a bit, usually 45 minutes or so, and then get back together and share our drawings, and then sketch again, etc. There's usually time for 3 or 4 sketches.

    Please bring your own supplies - anything you like to work with - pens, pencil, watercolor, pastel, small sketchbook or large paper, iPad, whatever suits you.

    • We hand out nametags so everyone can meet one another!

    • We take photos to share on the site later. Take a bunch!

    • Please take care to make sure we do not leave any trash behind. Please also leave the dogs at home; they tend to step on the artwork. Thanks. 

    • This Meetup is FREE and everyone at all skill levels is welcome!


    Please note that if you add a comment below it will spam everyone with an email, so please use your judgement.

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  • Jesse R.
    Community Organizer, Organizer,
    Event Host

    I'm a lifelong artist who moved to the city 15 years ago. Its endless sketching potential is one... more

  • Susan S.

    I 'm a longtime journalist (Film Critic) who now dabbles in water color and gouache as time allows

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