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About Urban Sketchers NYC

Sketches of NYC and the 5 borough's, by New Yorker's and people that just love the city. Share your vision of NYC. Please observe the guidelines.

Posting Guidelines

Before sharing your drawings in the pool, make sure they meet these basic criteria and they are done in the spirit of the Urban Sketchers Manifesto.

• Images of of NYC or the surrounding borough's.
• You did the drawing on location, not from photos or memory.
• You have written the location of the sketch (town and state/country) in the headline or caption or placed the image on your public Flickr map.
• No sketches from figure drawing sessions or posed models.

Urban Sketchers Manifesto

• We draw on location, indoors or out, capturing what we see from direct observation.
• Our drawings tell the story of our surroundings, the places we live and where we travel.
• Our drawings are a record of time and place.
• We are truthful to the scenes we witness.
• We use any kind of media and cherish our individual styles.
• We support each other and draw together.
• We share our drawings online.
• We show the world, one drawing at a time.

We reserve the right to remove any drawings that don't fit our mission. We also encourage members to write descriptions and stories associated with each sketch.

Group Rules

About Urban Sketchers NYC

Posting Guidelines

Before sharing your drawings in the pool, make sure they meet these basic criteria and they are done in the spirit of the Urban Sketchers Manifesto.

• You did the drawing on location, not from photos or memory.
• You have written the location of the sketch (town and state/country) in the headline or caption or placed the image on your public Flickr map.
• No sketches from figure drawing sessions or posed models.

Urban Sketchers Manifesto

• We draw on location, indoors or out, capturing what we see from direct observation.
• Our drawings tell the story of our surroundings, the places we live and where we travel.
• Our drawings are a record of time and place.
• We are truthful to the scenes we witness.
• We use any kind of media and cherish our individual styles.
• We support each other and draw together.
• We share our drawings online.
• We show the world, one drawing at a time.

We reserve the right to remove any drawings that don't fit our mission. We also encourage members to write descriptions and stories associated with each sketch.

Additional Info

  • Members can post 15 things to the pool each week.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images, Art
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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