Artists’ struggles

So I spent the past few days on an art weekend in Jasper National Park, and, well, to say the least, I feel defeated and frustrated with what I produced.  After the first couple of days of plein air and using colour, with all efforts being downright awful, I resorted to pencil sketches.  But I thought I would leave you with a nice Jasper picture until I can get my pictures off my camera.  I also plan to add some paint to some of my pencil sketches, and then I will share them.  But that is the way of an artist, you must paint many many paintings before you get one good one!    What you see below is a stock photo off the internet just to give you a taste of what I was looking at.

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