Naarsjhchoh National Park

 

Naarsjhchoh national Park

I am trying a new idea. I would love to visit all of Canada’s national parks and so at this time I am looking on Google Earth and then visiting the parks that way.

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What am I doing and a bit about me

I just wanted to share a bit about myself. At present I am holed up at Banff National Park in Alberta staying in a small trailer for four days. The smoke from the neighbouring province comes and goes. When we arrived yesterday, the smoke was very bad and then cleared off when we got to our destination. I hope to get out and sketch today, hoping that I can see the scenery as this is one of the most spectacular places in the world. Funny how no two places in the world are quite like the other. I never feel …

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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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