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Drawing in pen & ink :: Dessiner à la plume & encre

Whatever deserves to exist, deserves to be known. — Francis Bacon I am presently following a course Drawing in pen & ink with Jennifer Schuler and it feels so good to be learning a new medium! I love taking art … Continue reading

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Peter Doig

I am always interested in what we miss when we try to focus on what we see. For example, when you take a photo you will always feel a bit disappointed after the exposure, because it’s never representing what you … Continue reading

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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Watercolour Sketchbook :: Carnet aquarelle Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal

I wanted to talk about a new sketchbook that I have been using. I have been struggling with the paper texture as it is very dry… feels alot like Arches paper as it needs alot of water. However, it does … Continue reading

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Rusty Old Wood Fence :: Clôture de perche toute rouillée

The sun was shining today and we can actually see the grass after our never-ending winter. It felt so good to be out in the car sketching with the sun out (even though the outside temperature was only 5C). I … Continue reading

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Bust of Empress Joséphine :: Buste de l’impératrice Joséphine

Today the Montreal Urban Sketchers went to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. I went to the Desmarais Pavilion to see the temporary Napoléon I Gallery. This terracotta sculpture was created by Joseph Chinard in 1805 in Lyon, who was … Continue reading

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