Sunday, August 17, 2014

Sketch call for the month of August

This month, we're going to the Shoe Capital of the Philippines, Marikina!

Date: August 23, 2014 
Time: 9:00am-12:00nn
Meetup venue: Kapitan Moy Ancestral House, J. P. Rizal St., Bgy. Sta. Elena

Our sketch area is around the Kapitan Moy Ancestral House, the place where Don Laureano “Kapitan Moy” Guevara made the first shoes in Marikina. It now houses the Sentrong Pangkultura ng Marikina.

You may begin sketching as soon as you arrive and roam around the nearby areas. We regroup at the Kapitan Moy Ancestral House at 11:45 AM for show & tell and our group photo.

Places of interest in and around Kapitan Moy:
Kapitan Moy interiors (including the Café Kapitan at the ground floor)
The Old Chanyungco House beside Kapitan Moy
Our Lady of Abandoned Church right across Kapitan Moy
Capitan Venciong house
Dela Paz House
Marikina River

Accessible via a short walk:
Shoe Museum
Freedom Park & Marikina City Hall
Marikina Public Market
Teatro Marikina
Shoe Avenue

Join the Facebook group for updates and see the sketches made by our members. Search "Urban Sketchers Philippines", join, and we'll add you to our members list. Click here for the August sketchwalk event page.

Anyone can join this activity. See you there!