Anyone who cares to kayak at Telford Lake, Leduc, will come across many many pelicans.
Little sketch completed while taking the train from Pisa to Corniglia. Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy – Bertrand Russell
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 …
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.
Watercolour from a kayak – sort of tricky
Love these old wooden bridges
What else to do in Italy but drink wine, enjoy and experience the scenery, fall in love and get inspired!
Quick, draw a contour and no looking!