Multi-colours vs monochromatic lines Imagining Sunflowers: Happily immersing myself in the flow of a pen, pencil or brush across paper, I love to draw. This flower piece is done with one simple black roller pen. Barely touching the paper with feather strokes produces grey areas; shading on leaf lower right is achieved with a littleContinue reading “Drawing”
Last week’s blog explored the value of habits and thumbnails … here are some more
Studio Life Sometimes I sketch for shapes, patterns or moods. It’s always fun to add colour and notes. These three drawings from different places in the valley are similar in shape.
Heritage buildings Walking along Jackson St on a breezy sunny day, I was first attracted to this white building by thedappled shadows, then to its icing sugar colours In the 1980s, when I began painting old grocery stores and their adjascent sites, colours appeared consistently across a variety of neighbourhoods. How had they looked originally?Continue reading “Colour”