Stockholm sailing craze

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I was going to draw Slussen from above, sitting at the roof of Gondolen restaurant. But the view over the water was much prettier yesterday, so I went for that instead. Stockholm is full of sailing boats right now, with temporary quais everywhere for the participants in the Gotland runt (Around Gotland) race.

I love those daring sailing enthusiasts who sail all the way into the inner city, making the view even prettier than usual. It´s not an easy thing to sail here, with all the narrow passages and boats and ferries everywhere. They must know the rules of giving way by heart.

27 x 21,5 cm, TWSBI 580 with Platinum Carbon ink and watercolours, in Stillman & Birn Alpha Series sketchbook.

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