This was my second foray into drawing in public, and fulfilling the goal of doing architectural drawings. I wanted to start small, a whole building can be a tad intimidating. This is a cute little gazebo in Tomkins Park. My first "grown-up" library job was in a building that faced onto this park. I ate a lot of lunches in this park before the gazebo was there. Over the years, the park became a haven for the homeless and the addicted. The business community has made a real effort to clean up, and bring shoppers back. It's a lovely area now, and there are tons of people around. I was a little nervous to draw, but once I started I really enjoyed it. People were watching me but noone approached me, probably because I was very intent and absorbed. Those steps gave me many problems, and the columns are a little wonky. But I liked how the green roof contrasted with the deep purple leaves of the crabapple tree.
Staedtler pen and watercolorpencils.