Arco Escuro


It’s been a few months since Pedro Cabral first challenged the Portuguese Urban Sketchers to sketch in the footsteps of Alfredo Roque Gameiro, the talented turn of the 20th century watercolorist. The challenge, going until the end of November, is to interpret the artist’s visions of the old town of Lisboa as they look nowadays.

(to be continued)

Já passaram alguns meses desde que o Pedro Cabral primeiro lançou o desafio aos Urban Sketchers Portugueses de desenhar no trilho de Alfredo Roque Gameiro, o talentoso aguarelista do virar do século XX. O desafio, válido até ao final de Novembro é de interpretar as imagens do artista da Lisboa velha, como elas estão hoje em dia.


Arco Escuro by / por Roque Gameiro


Author: Pedro Loureiro

I was born on the southwestern-most tip of Europe, in Lagos, Portugal. A childhood of legos and sandcastles led me to architecture school, but an adolescence of doodling drove me to sketching and later to illustration. I like to sketch, to travel and to chop vegetables into tiny manageable bits. I also like maps. The older the better!

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