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night sketching…

October 21, 2008

I love fire escapes.To me they’re the foliage – the canopy – of the urban environment. The complicated angles and raking shadows create this great texture…it’s emblematic of the city…plus they’re such great contrast to the baroque architectural detail that defines downtown SF…

3 Comments leave one →
  1. October 21, 2008 1:49 PM

    The one on the top is really nice.:o)

  2. October 23, 2008 6:55 PM

    Awesome. In some ways, you might even say that fire escapes are government mandated vandalism…a molestation of the artist’s original intent. :) But they do look neat. Nice work!

  3. October 24, 2008 1:28 AM

    I think you are, as the British say, taking the piss? something done frequently on the streets of San Francisco…

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