Posts categorized art:

Parking lot behind Struts Gallery

Updated 2017-02-08. 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

Updated 2017-02-06. 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.

Abandoned house between Mount Uniake & Hall’s Hill

Updated 2017-02-08. This little watercolour — on Arches 140-lb. cold pressed paper, about 4 × 3″ — was made for The Sweetest Little Thing, 2015. The house itself is unoccupied and in considerably worse shape than depicted. In a private collection.

Father & son walking

Updated 2017-02-05. My friend Steve walking his son home from school in our neighbourhood. Mount Allison University campus in the distance. Pencil sketch in 5 × 8 ¼″ Moleskine sketch album (120 gsm paper). In a private collection in France.

Memramcook church

Updated 2017-02-06. Long-since gone, this is from a series of photos I took in 1992 or 1993. Graphite on cheap sketchbook paper, roughly 4.5 × 8″

The Wood Block, Sackville

Updated 2017-02-08. Pencil sketch; 5 × 8 ¼″ Moleskine sketch album (120 gsm paper).