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Friday, June 28, 2013

Sebi's Italian Bistro


I pass this restaurant every time I run the 7 mile loop around Lake Union, (a couple of times a week if Jackie shames me into it). Yesterday the light struck it just right and I made a mental note to come back and draw the view from the west side. When I got there, I noticed the light was even better from the north view, so I set up my stool in the shade of a street sign. I had to push the telephone poles around to make a better composition so things wouldn't all be parallel to each other, and the electrical hardware at the top of the pole was way out of view so I shortened the telephone pole considerably so I could include it in the drawing. That's why I always carry my artistic license.

3 comments:

  1. Steve,
    I gonna have to start carrying that license too. Great sketch.

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  2. Ha, very clever how you circumvent the electrical permit process! Just goes to show the power of the artistic license .. it's all about the composition!

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  3. duh..I remember this place from the 1970's..after walking across Univ Bridge from the Red Robin which no longer exists there..

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