Charcoal drawing of cranes at the Vancouver Ports. A productive Monday afternoon which ended up in the painting “Monday Afternoon” which won the Best Landscape award at the 2nd AIRS show at the Federation of Canadian artists.
Charcoal drawing of tug boats next to the Vancouver ports. This drawing’s name is derived from the final 10″ x 10″ painting – “Lunch Break”. I enjoy the marks in this image as they retain their freshness even though they have been worked back into with an eraser. Lunch Break seemed appropriate as this was [...]
One of my favorite charcoals – Wall Street in East Vancouver, looking back at the goings on in the port with Downtown Vancouver in the distance. This is more worked up than most of my location sketches as I was not only focused on “eating” the environment but also on capturing the shifting early [...]
Another sketch from the Varnier Park area in Kitsilano for the painting demonstration which I did that evening for the Vancouver Sketch Club. I enjoy the strong contrast of this drawing, especially the moody tree in the foreground but it does not make my pulse race like this piece does: Yachts near Kitsilano [...]