Filed under Atlantic Canada:

Downtown Amherst, Nova Scotia

Pencil and fountain pen. I hate cross-hatching. This was just playing in some crappy, old sketchbook.

Home on Folkins Drive, Sackville

Pencil & ink sketch of a homestead on Folkins Drive, on the Tantramar marsh in Sackville, New Brunswick. This is from a reference photo taken in 2009 or 2010. None of these buildings remain. Part of my regular running route. 2H Staedler pencil & Pigma Micron pen; 5 × 8 ¼″ Moleskine sketch album (120 gsm paper).

Moving day

Echo patiently waits outside Stephen Scott’s garage on moving day. From a reference photo from November, 2015. Pencil sketch in a 5 × 8 ¼″ Moleskine sketch album (120 gsm).

Struts Gallery/Lorne Street, Sackville

Stephen Scott is painting from inside the Subaru, above my sketchbook in this photo. Pencil, Carbon fountain pen, and watercolour in 5 ¾ × 8 ¾″ Stillman & Birn Gamma (150 gsm) ivory sketchbook.

Parking lot behind Struts Gallery

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

Railway bridge over the Tantramar

Watercolour on 5 × 7″ Langton watercolour pad of the CNR bridge over the Tantramar River on the edge of Sackville. Made for Sweetest Little Thing 2016. Private collection.