Parking lot behind Struts Gallery

Parking lot behind Struts Gallery, Sackville

Parking lot behind Struts Gallery, Sackville

I roughed this sketch in with pencil, then moved to a Carbon fountain pen, and a Pigma Micron brush pen. 5 ¾ × 8 ¾″ Stillman & Birn Gamma (150 gsm ivory paper) Cars are challenging.

Early ink work on the pencil sketch

Early ink work on the pencil sketch

I used this sketch as a guinea-pig for some pigment-testing later.

Abandoned house between Mount Uniake & Hall’s Hill

Watercolour of abandoned house between Jolicure and Baie Verte, New Brunswick

Watercolour of abandoned house between Mount Uniake & Hall’s Hill, New Brunswick, not far from where Jolicure Road joins highway 16.

This little watercolour — on Arches 140-lb. cold pressed paper, about 4 × 3″ — was made for The Sweetest Little Thing, 2015.

Watercolour in progress

Watercolour in progress

The house itself is unoccupied and in considerably worse shape than depicted.

In a private collection.