Archive for February, 2011

February 23, 2011 0

Green Couple

By in cats, men, sketches, watercolour, women

Gotta get to sleep! Here’s a picture of a green couple that I liked.

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February 21, 2011 0

Light Box Mark II

By in cats, ruttan's place, sketches

As related in an earlier post on my tumblr blog, this year I built a light box, to trace drawings for watercolours. It was made out of a cardboard box my scanner came in, a couple of dollar store LED light bars, and a square of frosted glass I’d found in an alley. It was […]

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February 20, 2011 0

Sunday Things

By in cats, sketches, women

I’m not relating to Sundays much. Thought I’d get some time off, but I’ve got to prepare for a meeting and some work. Still, I found time to sketch these things. Small cat, and some dame. I don’t call them watercolours because they involve the brush pen, and aren’t pure. I like modelling things in […]

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February 17, 2011 0

Nonce Sketch

By in men, sketches, women

Drew this in bed last night, after a hard day/busy night. Going to relax today. I’m still in this clipped mode of writing after doing too much twitter. Obviously I have to get out more. Feel as if I’m sending out telegrams. ….stop …. Anyhow, I think I rocked the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) on […]

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February 16, 2011 1

Tonight’s Efforts

By in men, montreal, paintings, watercolour

Painting more stuff tonight, after working hard. Tough days, actually, in various ways, though things aren’t bad. Getting stuff going, making decisions, dealing with things. Hope it all works out! It is February, though. One thing is from a photo, the other an elaboration of a quick sketch I made.

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February 14, 2011 0

Abandoned Building

By in montreal, paintings, watercolour

Painted this today, from a friend’s photo of a building (I think) near Turcot Yards. Should do a lot more of these sorts of things.

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February 14, 2011 0

Splash of Grey

By in men, sketches

No words today!

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February 11, 2011 0

Splash of Colour

By in men, sketches, watercolour

I’m getting back into my watercolour mode. Sometimes just splashing paint around works. At least it’s fun. Trying not so be so finicky, but not slapdash! Tricky rope to walk.

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February 5, 2011 0

Red Things

By in horses, women

Just a red ochre pencil. Various objects and figures.

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February 1, 2011 0

Robert Smith draws Yours Truly

By in sketches

Had coffee the other day with Robert Smith, a writer and translator. He drew this great portrait of me!