Monday, November 29, 2010

Watercolour Pear

A small, 2 1/2" X 4", thank you card I made for my wife to use

Friday, November 26, 2010

My art on a cheese label

A drawing I did in August 2009 was used by Dovre Food Import & Export Ltd., of Vancouver BC. Really good cheese too!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Florence, Italy 2006

From a photo I took outside the Uffizi gallery in the late afternoon.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Back to basics

Cold and wet outside so I started looking at drawing books. Colour as value, line weights, 2-5 values, foreground midground background, overlap, perspective, etc, etc,etc. If I could only remember to use at least some while drawing. So I made this little setup to draw. Nice and warm inside, tea pot ready, music on, joy.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Old Vancouver house

Trying a line drawing after seeing James Hobbs drawings again.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Incendio Pizza

At the corner of Alexander and Columbia Streets in Vancouver BC

Friday, November 5, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Art Stuff

This is what I am using these days when I go drawing. Any inexpensive, on sale 140lb watercolor paper, 9 X12" or I tear up sheets to 7.5 X 11", a plastic clip board with 3 or 4 sheets of paper is light, a Lamy Safari fountain pen, medium nib, Noodlers Polar Black waterproof ink, a small palette I filled with Da Vinci and some Daniel Smith watercolor paint, a Holbein waterbrush. Usually I do the color at home with the other three brushes. I love the big one. I carry it all in a shoulder bag.

Sundance II

Sat on the wharf at the fish dock adjacent to Granville Island in downtown Vancouver BC and drew this fishing boat. I drew about half of the mindboggling array of lines, wires, rigging, whatever, that I could see.

Monday, November 1, 2010