From Canada to Portugal
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Hello, my name is Stella Jurgen and I live in Ontario, Canada for the past 25 years. I had the opportunity to study in Portugal when I was a child and I attended 3 months of Fine Arts in the Escola Nacional das Belas Artes. Then my parents decided to imigrate to Canada and here I am. I have been doing urban sketches since last year. My first attempt was when I visited London, England. I usually like to paint outdoors, but I thought it would be too much trouble to bring all the paints so I started to do some pencil sketches. That was amazing! Then I did Chicago, Margarita Islands, San Francisco and some here and there from where I live. I am looking forward to returning to The Escola Nacional das Belas Artes and have the oportunity to draw outdoors with people of other nacionalities. What a wonderful chance to meet and draw! See you all there. I will bring my huge white hat so that I don't get burnt under the sun! These are some drawings that I did in Chicago.