Drawing On Istanbul

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Drawing On Istanbul
In 1999 Los Angeles artist Trici Venola left the digital world to travel and draw in Turkey. This blog is about living in Turkey.
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  • THE GORDION KNOT OF HISTORY: Drawing in Museums 4 months ago In honor of the recently desecrated Guardians of Nimrud, we repost this classic piece on the importance, not to mention the fun, of museums. Thanks to them, the Guardians are still with us. Read on, and keep reading, to go with them … Continue reading →
  • A DATE WITH AN ANGEL: Worlds Collide in Hagia Sophia 7 months ago IT’S ALL ALIVE The date of this angel is probably slightly after 1261. That’s when the re-enfranchised Eastern Christians of Constantinople dug up Henri Dandolo and threw him out the window of Hagia Sophia, officially ending the sixty-year Roman Catholic … Continue reading →
  • PEACE IN THE RUINS: Drawing the Hospital of Sampson 1 year ago I sat on a hillside covered with wild mustard, drawing Byzantine bricks through chestnut trees just coming into bloom, and the whole world was yellow and green. A sunny day in April, and I was drawing in dead quiet: a … Continue reading →
  • GHOST CHURCH: Drawing Theotokos in Chalkoprateia 1 year ago 5th century AD: Furious clamor as police descend on Constantinople’s Chalkoprateia, the Bronze District, where Jewish artisans live, creating and selling bronze items. Screaming in outrage, bearded Jews in caps are dragged from their shops, beaten, banished. An earlocked apprentice … Continue...
  • SNOW CAFE: Drawing Plovdiv in Winter 1 year ago Oh, it’s cold now in Istanbul. Days like diamonds: brilliant sunshine, icy in the shadows. The sun fools you into wearing a lighter coat, and then it sets. Such a fantasy, Istanbul, amid seas and waterways. But its magnificent trees, … Continue reading →

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