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Charcoal drawing: Dr Sun Yat Sen

Another favorite charcoal of mine.  Why?  I am not sure.  Is it that he is my morning company as I prepare to the enter the studio or is it the wonderful darks and lights or maybe it is the strong verticals contrasted against the curves of the bust?  I am not sure, but everytime I […]

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Charcoal Drawing: Varnier Park

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     […]

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Charcoal Drawing: 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 […]

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