During SketchMIA, an architecture sketch tour, participants learn the bare basics of how to draw some of downtown Miami’s most historical buildings.
Two architecture professors, David Rifkind of Florida International University and Joachim Perez of the University of Miami, lead the two-hour class on the last Saturday of each month. They’ve been teaching it for a year, though it’s been under the radar for many Miami residents.
“It’s a fairly simple process of looking at the world using pens and pencils to record it,” Rifkind said of the class, which meets at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design (MCAD). “What we try to do is get people to trust their eyes — a funny thing happens: people try to correct what they’re seeing,” he said of the challenges of drawing buildings as three-dimensional.
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