Updated 2020-05-01. Quick & dirty watercolour sketch of the ruins of Moncton’s Sunny Brae Arena. This is on unbelievably light-weight paper in a throw-away sketchbook. From a photo I took a couple of weeks ago. John Philip Sousa played here a couple of times. Historic Places page on the history of the Sunny Brae Rink.
Posts by: Christopher Mackay
Updated 2020-05-02. Pen-&-ink sketch of The Vogue Cinema for Sweetest Little Thing 2017. Carbon pen on 3 ½ × 5 ½″ Moleskine sketch album (120 gsm). In a private collection.
Updated 2019-08-08. House in Sackville; pencil sketch, 3 ½ × 5 ⅜″ Pentalic Aqua Journal (140 lb).
Updated 2019-08-08. Abandoned shop at the corner of rue Landry & NB Route 106 in the Village of Memramcook. Pencil sketch in 5 × 8″ Pentalic Aqua Journal (140 lb).
Updated 2019-08-08. 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… Read more »
Updated 2019-08-08. 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.