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Monday, February 25, 2013

Washington DC last week...

Last week I was in Washington DC for an interview, as I was a finalist for an award called the Gabriel Prize. Tuesday morning I went out to sketch in the freezing cold and pouring rain, then took the sketches into the interview the next day.  These are 3 of the 6 sketches...

The next day, I found out I was indeed awarded this amazing fellowship.  I will be spending 3 months in France, drawing and painting architecture every day!  My study will take me to the gardens, buildings and interiors at Versailles, Vaux-le-Vicomte and Fontainebleau. 

(I will also hop over to Italy to lead a sketching workshop in Civita di Bagnoregio in early July.) 





I am so honored and grateful, excited beyond words at these opportunities.  

I hope to join the Paris Urban Sketchers.

Looks like it's finally time to get a blog started...

9 comments:

  1. Great news! Congrats, Stephanie, well deserved!

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    1. Hi Gabi, thank so much for the nice message! I am still in shock, can hardly believe I will have the opportunity to do this! I plan to sketch like mad...every day...hope to develop my voice as a sketch artist...
      S

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  2. Congratulations, Stephanie -- what spectacular news! Well-deserved, indeed!

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  3. Oh WOW !! Congratulations! Your sketches are OUTSTANDING!!!

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  4. Thank you so much Gabi (THE MAN), tina and Carleen for the supportive comments. It is much appreciated!

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  5. Wow! Congratulations! They are beautiful and I'm sure there will be more to come!

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  6. Wonderful news! Congratulations and I'm looking forward to seeing your sketchbooks on your return.
    Frank B

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  7. Congratulations Stephanie. I will be living vicariously through your beautiful sketches of Parisian street scenes.

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