The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

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Carl Lavia is a self—taught artist with the pseudonym Sketch, who, together with a photographer friend, came up with the project "69 cities". Karl sketches in every detail each of the 69 cities of the UK, and the photographer takes his work on camera. Each image takes up to three months: you need to conduct research, study the map and draw all the details, and then the authors of the project put the work in public access.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

The map of Birmingham, made in September 2016, was first exhibited at the local art gallery BM & AG, but soon this work will move to another place. Images of Manchester and Edinburgh are in the central libraries of these cities.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

The last finished map shows the Scottish city of Dundee, and she will spend the first six months at the local McManus Gallery. The three-meter-long map took three months and more than 100 pencils.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

The initial stage of work on the plan: the coordinate grid and the first sketches.

The first panel.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

Filling in the second panel.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

The third panel.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

Getting started on the fourth panel.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

The fourth panel.The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

Finishing touches.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

Completion of work on a three-meter map of the Scottish city of Stirling.

The artist decided to draw all 69 cities of the UK by hand, and it may take 17 years

Sterling Bridge.

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