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The blog serves as a collection space for a variety of musings and observations of the world around us...through the use of sketches, drawings, photos, images and videos...intended to be shared and to stimulate thoughts, ideas and inspirations...douglas wittnebel

Saturday, April 28, 2012

A view of Seattle

A quick visit to Seattle for design directors meetings at the Gensler Seattle office.  A painted view of the areas west and north of the downtown area, a mixture of the industry and signas and metal work and masonry...adobe ideas on ipad...

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Phelan Building in the morning light


Painterly view of the Phelan Building across Market Street from the Four Seasons Hotel,  captured during a respite from the business meetings with the Gensler Principals from around the world...

Chicago Midway airport paintings

Departure day from the attendance at the Gensler Super meeting, and some extra time to view and paint the sight of South West airplanes lined up for passengers along the B series of gates at Chicago Midway airport.  Painted with adobe ideas app on the ipad.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Gensler Super Meeting Chicago 2012


Out and over to Chicago, Oakbrook area, for a Super Meeting with over 200 folks from the Gensler group...days and nights of meetings and discussions about the how, when, where, who and why of design in the world of today...these drawings try to capture the essence of some of those meetings...

Sunday, April 15, 2012

City National Bank painted

The finished painting of the City national Bank building, downtown Houston...

Sunday, April 8, 2012

City National Bank Building, Houston, Texas



Using a painting too from the adobe ideas app, a series of progressive views of a beautiful deco building in downtown Houston, focusing on the top portion of the structure...

Historic name: City National Bank, 921 Main Street and McKinney
Current name: 1001 McKinney Building
Architect, Albert C. Finn
Completed: 1947
City of Houston Historic Landmark, National Registry of Historic Places

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009
a selection of sketches from the Grand Canyon