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This morning, at the fantastic Fine Arts Museum of Valencia, featuring works from 14th to 17th century. Due to weather conditions the #sketchcrawl was displaced to this indoor spot. I’m always uncomfortable when sketching next to Masters like Sorolla,Velazquez, El Greco… but it was great to finally visit Pinazo’s temporary exhibition, before starting my sketch.

While waiting for the mechanic to change a perforated tire (the screw is on my left hand and the tire was brand new – didn’t have more than 1km!). I wanted to sketch my car ( started to draw  it in the left part of the sketchbook), but I wasn’t allowed to be among the mechanics, so I had to draw in the boring area where the new cars were. I decided to occupy my time with this fancy 2 Series Cabrio… 

This morning at the box of the team Raton Racing on the Lamborghini Blanc Pain Super Trofeo. One of the team members (they were all very nice!) thanked me for making the sketch, saying that it would give them luck to the race! In fact, this car I accidently choose to sketch, won later the race, becoming world Champion!
At the end, I return to the boxes and asked the driver (and champion) Dane Lind to sign my sketch.

Roberto Tanca, Thanks for the picture.

I did this sketch last September at the astonishing San Salvatore, a romanesque-style, former basilica church located in Spoleto, Umbria. The church-keeper told me he would close the church in 5 minutes when I was thinking on making the sketch, so I had to do a really fast one!

Another sketch done on the same place where Master Louis kahn ,was drawing, back on 1929. It’s so exciting to follow his steps! The manager of the tower restaurant was nice and let me sit on the right (now private) spot.
I would draw every corner of Atrani, love this place. Feel so lucky for being here for hours and seeing how the light slowly changes. every corner is a (pleasant) surprise, sometimes I cannot avoid saying to myself “uau!!”.
Architects and urban planners should learn how simple and amazingly buildings are harmonically adapted to the landscape in such an human scale!

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