An Urban Sketcher In The USA

3 Nov

I follow quite a lot of other bloggers on WordPress, mostly artists, and this is one I admire very much. Pete Scully’s urban sketches are fabulous – they’re unassuming snippets of the small American town he lives in (mostly) but they are also beautifully drawn, gently chronicling modern life.


On a corner of Old North Davis is a house I drew at the end of a crisp sunny October day in 2008. I remember I left work early that day, and cycled up beyond 5th Street, still then a fairly unknown country for a South Davis-dweller such as me, to the Old North neighbourhood, […]

via ten years later — petescully

3 Responses to “An Urban Sketcher In The USA”

  1. Leonie Andrews November 5, 2018 at 10:41 #

    Yes, this is a good post from Pete, although I haven’t quite forgiven him for not saying at the time that he was in Porto, so I could meet him in person.

  2. Sumayya Ali November 4, 2018 at 22:25 #


  3. Alli Farkas November 4, 2018 at 01:09 #

    I just had to track down this address and see what the house actually looked like. Not to see how accurate the sketch was, but to see the interpretation the artist put on it. Really cool! Thanks, Google Maps!

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