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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.

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.

Shemogue cloud study

A small watercolour cloud study from Shemogue, New Brunswick. 3 ½ × 5 ⅜″ Pentalic Aqua Journal (140 lb.) paper. Private collection.

Bus driver checks his phone

Bus driver checks his phone in the shade while waiting on Park Street, Sackville, New Brunswick, next to the Mount Allison University football field. From a photo I took in August, 2016. Totally butchered this one adding watercolour. Pencil sketch on 9 ¼ × 6 ¼″ Stillman & Birn Alpha (white/150 gsm) paper.

The Bicycle Specialist, Amherst, Nova Scotia

Drawing of The Bicycle Specialist, Amherst, Nova Scotia. Finished up this sketch with a 2B mechanical pencil. My Mini Cooper Clubman was challenging; cars are hard to get right. 0.9 mm 2B pencil — 5 ¾ × 8 ¾″ Stillman & Birn Gamma (ivory/150 gsm).

Stephen Scott sketching

Sketch of Fredericton, New Brunswick, artist Stephen Scott painting on the Tantramar Marsh (Anderson Marsh Road). He’s working on a small oil sketch on linen from the back of his portable studio (his Subaru). Roughed-in with pencil on site; polished up with a fountain pen from reference photos back in the studio. Stephen Scott website