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Edith Cavell school columns

These columns once faced Park Street on the front of the original Edith Cavell School, which burned in the mid-1980s. Now they are free-standing, facing Victoria Park on Weldon Street, in Moncton, New Brunswick. Pen-and-ink sketch on 5 ¾ × 8 ¾″ Stillman & Birn Gamma (150 gsm) ivory paper. Pencil and Lamy Vista with Lexington Gray Noodler’s Ink.

Boathouse and Farm House

The Boathouse and the Farm House. From a reference photo I took in 2014 in Penobscot Bay, Maine. Getting started; work in progress. Pencil on 9 ¼ × 6 ¼″ Stillman & Birn Alpha (150 gsm) white paper.

The Boathouse

The Boathouse, Penobscot Bay, Maine. Sketch from a reference photo I took in 2014. Pencil, Lamy Vista fountain pen with Lexington Gray Noodler’s Ink, and Pigma Micron brush pen on 9 ¼ × 6 ¼″ Stillman & Birn Alpha (150 gsm) white paper. In a private collection.

Lighthouse at Cape Jourimain

Pencil sketch of the recently-moved lighthouse at Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick. It really needs a coat of paint — many shingles have gone black. From a photo I took in September, 2016. On 9 ¼ × 6 ¼″ Stillman & Birn Alpha (150 gsm) white paper.

Cape Jourimain lighthouse

Light 2H pencil under-drawing of the newly-moved lighthouse at Cape Jourimain, N.B. 9 ¼ × 6 ¼″ Stillman & Birn Alpha (white/150 gsm) sketchbook. From a photo I took in September, 2016. Not sure if I want to do this as a pen-and-ink sketch or do light watercolour washes. We’ll see how I’m feeling about it once I’ve finished… Read more »

Houses in Waterside

Watercolour sketch of houses in Waterside, New Brunswick, from a photo I took in August. On 9 ¼ × 6 ¼″ Stillman & Birn Alpha (white/150 gsm) hard-bound sketchbook. The Stillman & Birn Alpha sketchbook paper is meant for light washes, but it’s just a bit too light for what I’m doing here and tends to buckle. I’m still… Read more »