Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Angel :: Monument George-Étienne Cartier

Today the Urban Sketchers of Montreal regrouped and we were a happy gang of people. The sun was out, the tam tams were drumming and the feeling was just good. Sketchers are really nice people ;-) And I actually found … Continue reading

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Trip down south… and a few lessons in the making! Une couple de leçons plus tard.

We left in a rush, pretty much at the last minute, last Friday for a well deserved break to Cayo Largo… which turned out to be hot, humid and hot… the exact opposite of our Quebec weather conditions. On the … Continue reading

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Last painting of Kamouraska :: Dernière peinture de Kamouraska

— June 7, 2013 :: Kamouraska — This is the last full painting that I did in Kamouraska. This took place behind the Restaurant L’Amuse-Bouche in the morning. I started by putting in a wash of yellow merging into crimson … Continue reading

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Kamouraska Views :: Vues de Kamouraska

Here is another view that we had, directly in front of our rental house in the back of the resto L’Amuse-Bouche at around 5:00 pm on that night… Voici une vue du resto L’Amuse-bouche… juste en arrière de notre maison. … Continue reading

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Kamouraska day 4 :: Jour 4 Kamouraska

This was our last day of painting in Kamouraska and Shari chose to stay in the village to let us paint the architectural details of this very quaint village or simply paint the views. In the morning we painted the … Continue reading

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Kamouraska day 3 & more :: Jour 3 Kamouraska… et plus!

– June 5th, 2013 in St-André overlooking the marsh from the lighthouse – On our 3rd day in Kamouraska Shari spoke about the relations of cold/warm colours, opaque/transparent, primary, secondary colours. So here is the sketch that I did of … Continue reading

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Kamouraska Day 2 :: Jour 2 à Kamouraska

— June 4th, 2013 on the Kamouraska Wharf — On our second day in Kamouraska, Shari taught us to think about composition, without forgetting to include the value sketches. For the composition aspect, we needed to do at least 3 … Continue reading

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Kamouraska, Day 1 :: Jour 1 à Kamouraska

I came back yesterday from Kamouraska and what a beauty of a village. Even though there are only 500 inhabitants that live there year round, the quality of the people, architecture and services are outstanding. So this painting was done … Continue reading

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