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Sunday, August 09, 2015

West Port Plaza


West Port Plaza
©2015 Steve Penberthy
Watercolor and Micron pen on 
Strathmore Gemini 140-lb cold-press watercolor paper
in handmade sketchbook
6.75" x 10.25" (17 x 26 cm)

West Port Plaza is a mixed-use retail, entertainment, and office development in Maryland Heights, Missouri.  Lots of great restaurants here.  Normally, the Plaza is a busy, bustling place; however, during the hot & humid afternoon while I sketched this, the plaza was nearly empty.  Too early for evening dining, I suppose people were either out doing their back-to-school shopping or staying in where it was cool; not sitting on a park bench sweating and sloshing paint around as I was...  :)

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