Borders is a big chain of bookstores in the United States. Sometimes I go to the one near where I live on Saturday evenings after my kids have gone to sleep. I go to have some "me" time there.
One thing I love about this type of bookstore is that you can pick any magazine or book, find a good chair at the coffee shop area and read as long as you want to. After I was done with Seattle Magazine, Print, How, International Artist, and American Artist Drawing magazine —which I ended up buying—, I went back to the car and sketched and colored this view before going back home. I was a happy camper.
You can see a couple more drawings at Borders on my blog.
On the flag: Johannesburg sketcher Cathy Gatland sketching outside Kippies Jazz Club in Newtown.
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