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.
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 [...]
Charcoal drawing of the area to the east of Kitsilano beach, where the boats are moored just in front of the Maritime Museum, Varnier Park. I spent the morning wandering this area as I was nervously preparing for the evenings painting demonstration in front of the Vancouver Sketch Club at Hycroft. Happily I can report [...]