USK Workshops coming up! ——> Miami with Norberto Dorantes | Costa Rica with William Cordero | Coventry with Isabel Carmona, Swasky and Simone Ridyard | Lisbon with Marina Grechanick | Orange County with Frank Ching and Gail Wong | Tuscany with Simo Capecchi and Caroline Peyron
USkSingapore2015 ——> Registration update: We sold out of Early Bird Activities Passes. More passes will be available on April 11th, when Standard Registration begins. There are still Early Bird Workshops Passes available.
October 14, 2008
Meet the correspondents: NAPLES > Simo Capecchi
"To keep an illustrated journal is fun. I like that moment when I'm perfectly concentrated on what I see in front of me. I always draw real places or events and I usually describe something while it is happening. I rarely draw from memory. I very seldom use a loose piece of paper: a canvas or a sheet of watercolor paper intimidate me much more than a book. A book means a sequence of pages, where there is no single masterpiece, but the whole group of drawings does matter. Naples, where I've lived for 15 years, offers a huge repertoire of curious and interesting things to draw, and drawing is always a good reason to explore a city. I wish I had more time to do it. Meanwhile, I draw everything I can see from my windows, like this house in front of my kitchen."
• Simonetta's blog: in viaggio col taccuino.
• Simonetta's art on Flickr.
• Naples sketchbook.