Color is usually the thing that catches my eye the most and other than the characters on the streets, the layers and layers of posters on the telephone poles boasted a colorful contrast to the old brick buildings and grey skies.
I aborted my first attempt, something I don't usually do Instead I started over. So the left side page was a messy blotch of smeared watercolor and pencil; the right a more finished sketch. The next day I went back to Georgetown, found a pole with old posters. (I promise I didn't tear up anything posted after December 2018.) Keeping with the poster theme I decided to plaster my sketchbook with poster samples.
I moved on searching for another inviting scene and again the plastered posters caught my eye. Mingled with telephone poles and wires, freeway overpass and more brick buildings, it seemed if not quintessential, at least emblematic Georgetown. When we met up as a group I only had the line work done. I added color later.