Thursday, July 4, 2013

What to know before you arrive

Here is some information about the Symposium schedule and travel in Barcelona. Please comment on this post with any questions you might have, and we will answer them as we can and post a new "What to know" email a couple of weeks before the Symposium.

 See you in one week days!


Wednesday, July 10

The Symposium starts on Thursday, but if you are already in Barcelona on Wednesday, please stop by
and enjoy a Mini-Sketchcrawl At 10AM in the Hospital Sant Pau’s main entrance.


Thursday, July 11

8:00 (Early) Check-in (Be punctual and do not come 10 minutes before it starts)
9:00 Opening remarks at CCCB
10:00 Morning workshop session
13:00 Lunchbreak
14:30 Demos at Sant Lluc and Lectures at CCCB
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Afternoon workshop session
19:30 Optional "Drink and Draw" at CCCB Cafeteria

Friday, July 12

9:00 Panel discussions at CCCB
10:00 Morning workshop session
13:00 Lunchbreak
14:30 Demos or lectures at Sant Lluc
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Afternoon workshop session
19:30 Optional "Drink and Draw" at CCCB Cafeteria

Saturday, July 13

9:00 Panel discussions at CCCB
10:00 Morning workshop session
13:00 Lunchbreak
14:30 Demos at Sant Lluc and Lectures at CCCB
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Open sketchcrawl
20:00-22:00 Closing reception at CCCB (at Pati de les Dones)


CCCB
Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona
Phone#: 933 06 41 00

Sant Lluc
Mercaders, 42, 08003 Barcelona.
Phone # 93 302 45 79

Check the locations in the map.

What to bring:


· Sunscreen and a hat! All workshops will be outside, so be prepared for some sun.

· Bring your favorite sketchbook and sketching materials.

· Remember to leave ample space in your luggage for the goodies you will receive at the Symposium, including sketchbooks from Sennelier, Canson, Strathmore, Stillman & Birn, Laloran and Moleskine.

Arriving in Barcelona:

· Take the suitable care to of your belongings. You can reach the city center using a train or an a coach called Aerobus from the airport to the city center.

While in Barcelona:

· Don't be shy, and ask to any person of the staff member if you have a doubt question.

· Enjoy the city and the food (tapas, croquetas, and many more delis). Draw, draw and draw.

Don’t forget to check the Facebook group Barcelona Urban Sketching Symposium 2013 (Pictures) to connect with others at the Symposium. You can also use the hashtag #bcn2013USk to connect on Twitter and Instagram.

8 comments:

Neta Hagiladi said...

Thanks for the tipps! can't wait to eat the Tapas (:
as for questions:
I am planning on buying the schminke watercolour pan set and also a good fountain pen - Lamy or Hero, I don't know yet (I'll decide after Tia's workshop!) -
do you have any recommendation as to art supply stores who has these items?

Thanks allot!

Neta

Sue Pownall said...

Is there are a map for CCCQ? I'm not sure where it is from the map on this site. Thanks

Vane Sm said...

A brief question about the goodies: I'm totally new in sketching, so I don't have a preferred sketchbook to bring to the workshops, could I use the ones we're going to receive, or you will give them to us the last day? Thank you a lot!!!

Yvonne Potma said...

Hi Sue, it's CCCB. this is the location on Google maps:https://www.google.es/maps/preview#!q=CCCB%2C+Barcelona&data=!4m11!1m10!2i5!4m8!1m3!1d20773!2d-0.1299955!3d38.5374075!3m2!1i1366!2i639!4f13.1

Elizabeth Alley said...

Vane, you'll receive sketchbooks the first day.

Debo Boddiford said...

Looking forward to attending my first Symposium!
The site would never let me register for a demo or lecture on Thursday and Friday...Are there any spots left? Can I sign up at Check-in?

Vane Sm said...

Thank you Elizabeth! I'll go with them then! Getting closer!

Jason Das said...

@ Debo,

The demos are all fully booked, but you will definitely be be able to attend the lectures