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Sketching :: Drawing from Observation
I draw, I sketch, I paint.
I also teach graphic & web design, drawing & typography.
Là où va la main, l’œil suit;
là où va l’œil, va l’esprit;
là où va l’esprit se trouve le cœur;
là où se trouve le cœur
est la réalité de l’être,
le siège de l’âme.
A few Stories with Watercolours & Drawings & Texts
- :: Soft petal day :: “I must study politics and war so that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.” — John Adams, founder, 1735 A soft, warm and dry day in Rigaud today and as I have not dabbled in watercolours for quite a while, I painted one of my iris drawings after having totally ruined another drawing that I had just done of a beautiful Ostrya virginiana leave, trunk & flower… also commonly known as a Hophornbeam or Ironwood and Bois de fer in french in Québec. www.janehannah.com
Monthly Archives: March 2018
“I asked him for some of the money I need to continue my work. He told me to come around on Monday. I went on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and there was no money. On Friday someone else came … Continue reading
From you have I been absent in the spring, When proud pied April dress’d in all his trim Hath put a spirit of youth in every thing, That heavy Saturn laugh’d and leap’d with him. Yet nor the lays of … Continue reading
We are at the centre of the galaxy only in our own minds. — The Book of Life Well as you can see I have gone over the week limit and have not been able to obtain the magic number … Continue reading
All great works of art are rather difficult to access. The reader who thinks them easy has failed to penetrate to the heart of the work. — André Gide 1869-1951 Up to 40 people today, yeah! This challenge is a … Continue reading
A box without hinges, key or lid yet golden treasure inside is hid. — J.R.R. Tolkien, Bilbo the Hobbit I did not have much time today and I wanted to draw faces up close… really close. So again I chose … Continue reading
What has roots that nobody sees is taller than trees, up up it goes and yet never grows? — J.R. Tolkien in Bilbo the Hobbit I really juggled with the idea of participating in the #OneWeekOneHundredPeople Challenge by Marc Taro … Continue reading
Take the word butterfly. To use this word it is not necessary to make the voice weigh less than an ounce or equip it with small dusty wings. It is not necessary to invent a sunny day or a field … Continue reading