What one has most to work and struggle for in painting is to do the work with a great amount of labour and sweat in such a way that it may afterward appear, however much it was laboured upon, to have been done almost quickly and almost without any labour, and very easily, although it was not.
The public sector in the province of Québec which includes teachers, nurses and public employees are sitting at the negotiation tables and what I can see from afar is that there is no negotiations going on… the government has decided to go on austerity measures, even though they are giving themselves pay hikes of 55% per year. Argh! Anyway, while we were striking last week, I practiced some of my people drawing skills.
Paper: Moleskine Sketchbook
Location: John Abbott College, Québec, Canada