Last Saturday our sketching group Garabateando.com went to my Alma Mater, the University of Puerto Rico; it is affectionately called iupi, “short” for UPR. We met at the historic quadrangle, where the traditional clock tower, designed in the 1930’s by architect Pedro de Castro, is evidently the most important structure.
I’d had sketched there probably dozens of times, but it was the first time that it wasn’t part of a class. It’s a pity that it was raining, as there were other structures I wanted to sketch, so for next time…. We moved to the building that houses the School of Education, a fine example of Brutalist architecture by Thom Marvel. The climate worked against us, but we still had fun as we managed to do a few sketches. Here are some of mine for the day: