Monthly Archives: April 2012

This time, the …

This time, the charcoal and pastel sketches, and much deliberation about colour yielded a finished painting.  Advertisements

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Women Sketch Hunters of Alberta

…had an exhibit in Edmonton in 1935. We should invite them to our next outing. http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/edmonton_archives/emwalker-capturing-contemporary-scenes.aspx

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…and here’s the sign…

We didn’t plan this, but Marlena and I drew different halves of the same thing. And I don’t even drink Molson’s.

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Molson Brewery

I decided to leave the sign off the building (artistic licence!). I liked the pure historic feel of the building, without further embellishment. Edmonton has so few of these grand old ladies left.               … Continue reading

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Preparatory sketches

As promised, here are some preparatory sketches for paintings. For various reasons, these ones never graduated to the painting stage. 

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Sketchcrawl result interrupted

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..and example cafe drawings…

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