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 East Pender street at Gore, China Town. The funny thing about this drawing session was that the final painting ended up being of the area slightly to the right of this view. Thanks to the crazy little dog that forced me to step a step to the side and open my eyes. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]