Tag Archives: John Abbott College

Destiny :: Destinée

“Each man had only one genuine vocation – to find the way to himself…. His task was to discover his own destiny – not an arbitrary one – and to live it out wholly and resolutely within himself. Everything else … Continue reading

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Quirky Tree :: Deux arbres pour un

In the parking lot of JAC today a quick drawing of a beautiful oak tree and just behind it, some pine tree limbs showing through at odd angles. Aujourd’hui, dans le stationnement, un croquis rapide d’un immense chêne et d’un … Continue reading

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Thoughts on learning :: Pensées sur l’apprentissage

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. Albert Camus When I subscribe to a workshop or a watercolour class, it seems as though my creative voice disappears. Is it because I am trying to … Continue reading

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Contour Drawing :: Dessin contour

Today my students and I went outside on this sunny fall day to draw trees for my Typography & Design course. Trees are this week’s theme and I will be giving them a different theme to draw every week of … Continue reading

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Vignette of a Room with a View :: Vignette d’un point de vue

As I get older, I seem to long for a room with a view… or many rooms with a view, from very high up, overlooking mountains and lakes, where you can look at the horizon and peruse. So here is … Continue reading

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