Several of us went sketching at Parc des Braves in Quebec City. I love this park. Aside from its towering monument at the entrance, this park is nothing more than grass, picnic benches and a lot of trees. Still, I love it because it’s so quiet.
A very busy street runs in front of the park but when you enter, the first thing you have to do is descend below street level. From there the park slopes away from the head end of the park. This micro-geography causes the park to be devoid of any city sounds, leaving one to enjoy the tranquility of the park.
When it comes to sketching subjects, the logical choice is the large monument tower that commemorates fallen soldiers but I just wasn’t in the mood for that. Instead I decided to draw the toilet. Doesn’t everyone draw toilets? Urban sketchers do – don’t they? Anyways, here is the Parc des Brave toilet.