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Madrid (and Toledo)

April 25, 2018

It was a long and tedious journey from Vancouver to Madrid; we didn’t plan it that way but that’s how it turned out. 1,973 more words

Spain

In Search of Goya

A recent trip to Spain had many pleasures including revisiting things seen 40 years ago that had remained fixed in memory: the great Roman aqueduct in Segovia, the astonishing enfolding wall of Avilla, the extraordinary city of Toledo on its hill above a river, and the great works by El Greco in its Cathedral hospital and churches. 783 more words

Painting

Prado

Another neighbourhood, another coffee shop.

This time we’re at Prado on Fraser Street where the decor screams industrialism and the espresso carries the perfect punch.

Canada

Four Days in Madrid and Segovia

We arrived at Madrid Atocha station after a quick train ride from Barcelona. We grabbed a taxi, dropped off our bags at our hotel and headed straight to Retiro Park. 857 more words

Europe

2200 / Prado Museum / Madrid

Something different from my usual kind of drawings. Cloister at Prado Museum – shadows on 6b pencil . #pradomuseum

Spain

Six Weeks in Sevilla - D32, 33, 34

Days 32, 33 and 34: Madrid!

A quick 3-day excursion to Madrid by AVE (high speed train) — a 2.5hr journey that was very smooth. Three days barely gives you a flavor for a city that has much to offer, but we did hit some highlights. 838 more words

Photography

Preview: Man of Steel #1 by Bendis, Reis, Prado, and Sinclair

This Wednesday sees the publication of Man of Steel #1 by Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair from DC Comics.

Here is a colour preview of a few of the first pages — and it begins a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… 161 more words

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