Seated Male

I call this seated male.  Once a week I attend figure drawing and believe that it has enhanced my skills as an artist.  Sometimes I get into a funk and have to mix it up with coloured pencils, chalk, watercolour or pen.  Sometimes I scribble.  Sometimes I concentrate on shade.  But as always, there are many many young people who are simply spectacular artists and I always hope some of their skills and techniques will transfer to me.  It is also such a joy to watch the younger artists grow as they go through art school.  One of my wishes …

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Alberta Mountains

Every Summer I enjoy going to the mountains in Alberta and British Columbia. This year is no exception. Unfortunately British Columbia is suffering catastrophic fires which are causing entire towns to evacuate and move to less dangerous places. It is a very stressful time in British Columbia right now. We are very fortunate to have such beautiful scenery so close to us.

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