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Weekly Theme: Oct. 23 - 29: Stairs & Steps (Suggested by Vandisa & Matthew-1)

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sketchySteven says:

Just as we turned our pencils and pens to feet and walking last week, this week, we'll look at steps and stairs. So skip the elevator this week and sketch those stairs. Offices, museums, libraries.... stadiums, coliseums, just any kind of steps or stairs.

Thanks to Vandisa and Matthew-1 who simultaneously asked for this topic! Great minds, huh? :)

Some great examples out there. Here are several you can use as inspiration:

Stair and Shadow by ShutterJH


Stairs at Fort Scratchley, Newcastle NSW by Trevor Dickinson


21th SketchCrawl (Bologna) 07.02.2009 / 16:30 by Er tío'e la cafetera


Goethe-Haus by Flaf


Chaotic powerlines by ShutterJH


Music Box Steps by VHein


steps in the woods by Sketchy-G


Harbor Steps by steelforest


garden-sketch15801 by woodcut55


Steps 1997 by harrybell


[https://www.flickr.com/photos/vickysketches/5456875592/]

Keep it sketchy!


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Danielle Sucher says:

TWA Flight Center (JFK Terminal 5) (1 of 3) by Danielle Sucher

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inmaserranito says:

Thousand of people in a protest in Sevilla "Occupy the Square": Here are the stairs to go up to the square. They were really full of people:

TOMA LA CALLE: Sevilla, Plaza de la Encarnación by inmaserranito

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Jacek Krenz says:

15 October prolonged Portuguese summer makes it perfect day for SketchCrawl on the narrow streets of Covilha with a lot of stairs.

Covilha, Rua do Rajmundo
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StephanieLowe says:

Hiked at Will Rogers State Park to sketch the LA Skyline and the fog rolled in so I sketched this weeks theme instead.

WillRogersStair2 by StephanieLowe

WillRogersstair by StephanieLowe

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dyah sihanani says:

outdoor stairs:

assorted by dyah sihanani

guest house by dyah sihanani


to 2nd floor:
cafe batavia 1 by dyah sihanani


to the gallery:
windows and balcony by dyah sihanani


steps:
old trees by dyah sihanani

the university's new library is now open | view 1 by dyah sihanani

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Sketching Chris says:

I always struggle a lot when trying to sketch stairs. I did this one in summer, but I have to admit I had to sketch it afterwards inspired by a picture. Not only would it have been too cold in the ice cave, but you also are not to supposed to stop and slow the group down! Not even photos are allowed.

Eisriesenwelt, Austria by Sketching Chris

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ChiscoValencia says:

This summer, on holidays. Almuñecar - Granada (Spain)

Jardines Albaizyn del Mar (Almuñecar - Granada) by ChiscoValencia

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petra tg says:

stairs from far away:

port015castelobranco by petra tg

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alissa duke says:

Sydney : steps at the ferry terminal, going nowhere until a ferry arrives

25Oct11 Steps theme for Urban Sketchers by alissa duke

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Dalton de Luca says:

Models posing on the stairs outside of the Centro Cultural São Paulo

CCSPescada by Dalton de Luca

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André Brunharo says:

People in front of the Sé Cathedral in the downtown of São Paulo / Brazil.

Praça da Sé - São Paulo by André Brunharo

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Liz Steel Art says:

great topic... I want to sketch some more ..but here is my quick effort today
111026 Important Stairs
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shiembcn says:

Two places where I usually make trips throughout the year. One in the mountains of the Pyrenees and the other in summer on the Costa Brava.

Sant Pere de Os de Civis by shiembcn


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nicosolemio says:

That's the "Centre Pompidou" in Paris, where I live. Lots of stairs : emergency stairs on the right, electric stairs in the middle, and little ones on the left which lead to the Rambuteau street.

Paris, Centre Pompidou le soir by nicosolemio

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Marcia Milner-Brage says:

One more done special for theme of the week: limestone steps leading to my backyard garden, Cedar Falls, Iowa:

Steps to the Garden, Autumn
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Kim Marohn says:

Glad we had this theme, I've been meaning to draw my appartment stairs forever. The things you see/use every day, always for "later". So I decided to finally get to it. Not easy though... here's one attempt

More apartment stairs, Paris, France by Kim Marohn

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joseluisgildela says:

Cuzco.Catedral
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julietteplisson says:

just on time to show you a "remplacement stairs" to give access to the beach in Noirmoutier, france
L'escalier de la Claire
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sketchySteven says:

Thanks everyone! Fantastic participation! Yay!
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julietteplisson says:

Too late, but if you don't mind I add my doughter's participation...
L'escalier de la Claire
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jcrowtherart says:

The Stairs by jcrowtherart


The infamous Santa Monica stairs, mecca to fitness buffs who literally arrive from around the world to "do the steps." There are two sets forming a kind of loop actually, these concrete ones and wooden ones a couple of hundred yards to the east. From Adelaide St. they drop around 300 steps down to Entrada at the bottom of Santa Monica Canyon, a series of long dizzying flights, landings, and right angle turns. The workout freaks can be an aggressively arrogant bunch. While I was sketching one brushed past me and muttered, "That oughta be illegal."
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martinesan says:

Bord de Seine by martinesan
too late ;)!
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vanessawos says:

Too late also, Sorry

Passage piéton2 by vanessawos

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johanesj says:

a litle bite late, but the stairs of the caixaforum; Madrid... are so terrific.

Caixaforum, Madrid, ...la escalera
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agnestekent / Agnes den Hartogh says:

Steps Castiglione del Lago Umbria

monotype in impression (10) by agnestekent / Agnes den Hartogh

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agnestekent / Agnes den Hartogh says:

and the other steps in Castiglione del Lago Umbria

steps - Castiglione del Lago by agnestekent / Agnes den Hartogh

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