Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Grandaughter Ella

Nearly 7 months old, lots of smiles and they are contagious. 

People in Pienza

Included some people.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Sunday, April 25, 2010

False Creek tug

Everyone loves these old tugboats. This one was in False Creek near the Science World in Vancouver.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

The Sketch in Color, Robert S Oliver

Found this great drawing book. I want to draw like this. I copied this drawing but I am going to learn to do this. Got it on the net from ABE books. Published in 1983. My new drawing hero, Robert S Oliver.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

April 20, 2010

Went to a life drawing session and then walked over to the old CNR station and drew the main entrance.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010

Building the new Port Mann bridge

A new bridge being built beside the old over one of North Americas huge rivers, the Fraser, 5 minutes from my home.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Victory Square Cenotaph, Vancouver

The war memorial at Victory Square. The lamp standards in the area are in the shape of WW1 Canadian soldiers steel helmets.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Usk sketching symposium

Check out http://www.Urbansketchers.com for great drawings and check out  http://pdx2010.urbansketchers.org/
for details of a sketching symposium this summer in Portland, Oregon

Friday, April 9, 2010

Monday, April 5, 2010

Woodwards Sign

For years this rotating sign stood atop Woodwards Dept store in Vancouver. The store is long gone but the sign is back on the new condo developement.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Bath, England

The ancient Roman bath and the Abbey  from the walkway around the bath. From a photo taken last year.