Monthly Archives: August 2017

:: Happy tugboat ::

“Surprise is key in all art.” — Oscar Niemeyer Today the sunshine was out, over 60 sketchers turned up to sketch, draw, paint and talk together and it was an amazing day. The site was actually very rewarding as there were … Continue reading

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:: Weekend of prepping ::

In proportion to his force, the artist will find in his work an outlet for his proper character. — Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Art” A weekend of prepping courses, drawings & paintings for a future show in November which I will … Continue reading

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Maison des éclusiers, dimanche 27 août 2017 :: Sunday August 27th at Maison des éclusiers

Pour le 4e dimanche du mois d’août, le 27 août, la sortie des Urban Sketchers de Montréal se fera à un tout nouvel endroit, à la Maison des éclusiers (face à la rue McGill, 400 ouest, rue de la Commune). On se rencontre pour … Continue reading

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:: Montreal USK exhibition in the Hall of Honour Montreal City Hall from August 23rd to September 6th 2017 ::

Exposition USK Montréal dans le hall d’honneur de l’hôtel de ville de Montréal du 23 août au 6 septembre 2017/Montreal USK exhibition in the Hall of Honour, Montreal City Hall from August 23rd to September 6th 2017 Dans le cadre … Continue reading

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:: The lopsided pine ::

La Barre and other Musicians 9 May 1663. At Mr Jarvas’s my old barber, I did try two or three borders and periwigs, meaning to wear one, and yet I have no stomach for it, but the pains of keeping … Continue reading

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:: Quills ::

One smile can start a friendship, one word can end a fight. One look can save a relationship, one person can change your life. I am starting to prep for my oncoming semester by doing some quick basic pen strokes … Continue reading

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Maison des éclusiers, dimanche 27 août 2017 :: Sunday August 27th at Maison des éclusiers

Pour le 4e dimanche du mois d’août, le 27 août, la sortie des Urban Sketchers de Montréal se fera à un tout nouvel endroit, à la Maison des éclusiers (face à la rue McGill, 400 ouest, rue de la Commune). On se rencontre pour … Continue reading

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