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    Places which you go to draw/ for inspiration

    You know when you walk by a place and just think "Man that would be a great place to draw/write. I was just curious if everyone has their typical place which they go whenever possible or do you mix it up and always try something new.

    In Vancouver I used to always hit up Calhoon's for late night sessions, have to get a table beside the windows or no lap top power.

    As of late I have been going to a new Cafe called "wicked cafe" It is a block from my condo and it is P E R F E C T. Totally lucked out there. There is another coffee shop called highergrounds which is also deadly and the staff could not be better.

    What I look for is something which is intimate, low lighting and strong, I mean strong ass espresso, the shit that grows hair on your teeth. Table is not ever specific as long as it does not rock. The chair just can't pinch, you know the lower back.

    That would about do it.


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    In Seattle I always went down into the metro tunnel, and sat across the tunnel drawing the people as they stood about waiting for a bus....

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    cofee shops are always a good choice
    My favorites must be those with low lighting, good seating, and some good hookah.
    There's "Café Gitana" and "Hookah Lounge" here in Montreal that are just great places to chill and draw.

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    yeah that sounds inspirational.
    for inspiration, i would want to sit on a bench at a zoo, or hide in a tree.
    sit in the woods on a nice sunny day.
    there are lot's of great places.
    but for me, i would want my own island in the meditreanean.
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    I live 5 mins from the Rotterdam zoo and have and have a pass to go in free. Love it there, especially midweek when it's real quiet.
    /fd
    "It's too bad she won't live! But then again, who does?"

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    All in manchester in the UK

    The town hall here is like medieval castle with lots of chambers, halls secret passageways. Good for an adventure. Lots of interesting conference people, devouring the free buffets and stuff.

    Cafe's in train stations, can't be the variety of people there.

    Theres a science and industry musuem, with loads of huge cogs/ machinery going all day. People's eyes glowing in wonder and awe.

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    the bathroom.

    and if you must know, the toilet specifically.

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    saraesc: too much info

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    Quote Originally Posted by saraesc
    the bathroom.

    and if you must know, the toilet specifically.
    lol, that is just too funny.
    Do you know the muffinman?

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    Quote Originally Posted by saraesc
    the bathroom.

    and if you must know, the toilet specifically.
    Oh you too, bad thing about drawing there is most of my drawings come out looking like crap, no pun intended.
    "If you only heard one side of the story, then you must be deaf in the other ear." - Sok N. Wett

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    bauhaus books and coffee in seattle, on capital hill. there's a bar in front of huge windows on one wall, and the second floor is a loft. i just perch myself on the second floor next to the railing or at the bar and just drawdrawdraw. the neighborhood is full of crazies, hipsters and rockstars so there's lots of good people watching

    there are a ton of cafes in seattle and it's my favorite place so far.

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