Out and about: why artists should embrace on-location drawing

Why these artists took their Flickr group to the Barcelona streets

The Urban Sketchers group temporarily take over public spaces – all in the name of art, of course

For its fourth annual symposium, Urban Sketchers took to the streets of Barcelona. Over 200 artists from around the world descended on the capital of Catalonia, taking part in a three-day drawing tour of the city's most famous sights.

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