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Virtual Paintout - New Orleans - September 2011

Google Street View

I've never been to New Orleans but have been visiting the city using Google Street View because it is the subject of this month's Virtual Paintout. At first I tried looking up addresses I'd heard about but nothing came of that since places had either changed or were obscured by passing cars and so forth. Meanwhile I began to notice these amazing trees whose branches reach clear across the street (see the link above). 

Graphite and colored pencil
8x11inch Canon One sketchbook