Category Archives: Painting

:: Lieu historique national du Commerce-de-la-Fourrure-à-Lachine ::

Do not fail to draw something every day, for no matter how little it is, it will be well worth while, and it will do you a world of good.  — Cennino Cennini, 1370-1440 I was painting with my friend Chi … Continue reading

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:: Happy Holidays :: Joyeuses Fêtes ::

A Christmas Song      Once in Royal David’s City Stood a lonely cattle shed Where a mother held her baby You’d do well to remember the things he later said When you’re stuffing yourselves at the Christmas parties You’ll … Continue reading

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:: Paroles de Migwetch ::

Si la vie était dure je jure que je ne l’ai jamais su Je n’ai de regret que celui de mon âge et ce jeune cœur de moi est intact Le mal qu’on m’a fait est écrit dans le sable … Continue reading

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:: A long sigh ::

IN AND OUT The dog searches until he finds me upstairs, lies down with a clatter of elbows, puts his head on my foot. Sometimes the sound of his breathing saves my life — in and out, in and out; a pause, a … Continue reading

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:: First Frost ::

The lake has started to thicken, specks of ice. The mountains are starting to whiten, snowflakes have fallen. The birds are gathering at the feeders, my dog is sleeping.  — by Jane Hannah This week we had our first frost … Continue reading

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:: Inktober Teeming ::

#Inktober Teeming Theme. After thinking about it, I came back to the drawing board and decided to change my subject as I was not too happy with my coffee cup. So here is the new one, and I am indeed … Continue reading

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:: Inktober 9 screech theme : The invisible driver ::

The creative process helps reduce stress and anxiety. Creativity retrains you to accomplish just for the self instead of others. — Debbie Mandel The screech theme, so many options available. I thought first that I could draw an owl in full … Continue reading

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