Årsta partihallar


Waiting for an appointment this morning, I took the opportunity to do some drawing from the car in an area of Stockholm where I seldom set foot. Årsta partihallar is a rough busy wholesale area, where store owners get their fruit, fish, drinks and whatnot. Every corner here is inspiring to draw, with worn down buildings full of imperfections. A welcome contrast to the polished streets of the inner city.

13 x 13 cm, UniPin ink pen and watercolours in HandBook sketchbook.

9 Responses to “Årsta partihallar”

  1. Courtney P says:

    I love the combination of your smooth lines and almost-flat washes. It makes such a great texture on the page.

  2. You could make a city dump look beautiful. John in Naples Florida

  3. isa says:

    ton style est vraiment reconnaissable, tu parviens à faire d’un endroit “simple” quelque chose que l’on voudrait voir et toujours avec une ambiance et des couleurs gaies. Bravo !

  4. Looks great Nina! I feel that run down or older sections of towns and cities carry much more character then new areas, wouldn’t you agree?
    Well keep em comming

    I added your blog to my friends list on my sketchblog hope you don’t mind ;)
    Benjamin j.

  5. Daniel says:

    Hej och tack för en jättetrevlig blogg! Kul för mig att se Stockholmsbilderna (flyttade nyss från Årsta till Malmö…)

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