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Weehawken, NJ is a small town on the western shore of the Hudson River. Perched at the top of a cliff, it boasts a magnificent view of Manhattan, and is known for being the site of the famous duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. Its historic water tower, inspired by the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, glows red and can be seen from New York City. Among its many grand Victorian homes, Weehawken's public library stands out for its beautiful restoration. People enjoy the waterfront for dining, recreation and relaxation. Weehawken also happens to be the place I call home.
I chose to share my favorite places. It is a superb region, often compared to Ireland hence its nickname of Little Ireland. For my part it makes me think of the landscapes of Brittany. Produced as part of the Nate Padavick course for Sketch Book Skool
L'Ile des Embiez is a small island in the South of France, in the Var (83) département.
It's a place I've often visited as a child and that I re-discovered in my mid 20s. This is one of my favourite places on earth, it features beautiful beaches, pine forests, an aquarium presenting local marine life and has it's own vineyards.
This map celebrates l'Ile des Embiez in pure analog medium: paper, ink and watercolour.
Nara, a city near Kyoto, is a perfect city for day-trip. As Japan's capital city during Nara Period, it contains many historical Buddhism temples (including Todaiji - world's largest wooden building). Deer wander freely around near Nara Park.
Tourists usually arrive at one of the railway stations (JR or Kintetsu), and then walk around the east part of the city to visit temples and deers. There are some Nara foods along the way.
After following Nate's class on Sketchbook Skool, I got to work for my very first map! This one is a map of my own town, Neuchâtel in Switzerland. Neuchâtel is a quite small but beautiful town on the shores of a lake. A great place to stop and relax.