Portugal, Lisboa, Torre de Belem 5

In finishing up my book illustrations, I added overdue watercolor washes to this line sketch I did while attending the Urban Sketching Symposium in Lisbon. I loved the glimpse of the ocean and imagining the century explorers embarking on high adventure.

torre belém sketch

"Armed with pens and watercolors, urban sketchers from around the world spend three summer days drawing together in the picturesque Portuguese capital by the Tagus river.


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