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What This Artist Can Draw From Memory Is About To Change The Way You Look At Art.

“The city fascinates me,” Bleekrode writes, “to such a degree that I feel like spending hours, days, weeks, and sometimes months recreating my impressions of the great cities I’ve visited.”
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What’s most incredible about his Cityscapes collection is that he visits these stunning places and then draws his favorite areas from memory. He makes it his mission to recreate every single detail to portray the cities in their truest forms.
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In the artist’s words, “Nothing is left out, and I can reproduce the same sensation I had when walking through the places long after I’ve left.”
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While he admits that true blocks are remedied by photographic sources, Bleekrode avoids looking at references unless he’s completely at a loss. Amazingly enough, that’s extremely rare.
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As he makes his way around the world, he keeps his eyes peeled for new cities to immortalize.
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