Archive for April, 2015

April 30, 2015 0

Sketchbook People

By in color, dogs, montreal, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

From my second-floor deck. Also, the nearby dog run.

April 29, 2015 0

Warm Day Sketches

By in color, montreal, ruttan's place, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Haven’t been able to write that much, lately. I’ve also got sketches and words from the Blue Met literary fest last weekend, but haven’t organised them. Overcome as I am by end-of-month nerves. Still, here are a couple of things from off my balcony. The police van pulled away as I was sketching it. But […]

April 24, 2015 0

Watercolour Oddness

By in color, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Why am I painting between bouts of painting? Just on the brain, I suppose.

April 20, 2015 0

Youtube Guys

By in color, heads, men, paintings, watercolor, watercolour

Painted these guys when I was up late last night, watching Youtube. Very tired now, but I worked hard today and solved some problems. So, I’m happy. I don’t think the cats are happy, but maybe they’ll manage.

April 18, 2015 0


By in paintings, watercolor, watercolour

Stroller woman. Not quite as charming as the ones in the sketches, but I’m not unhappy with how this turned out.

April 16, 2015 0

Street Page

By in pencil, sketches

Sketches I did while listening on the phone, and watching moms take their kids back from daycare. Trying to capture shapes and action. Also a bit of personality.

April 14, 2015 0

Value study

By in sketches

This is a value study of a character in a storyboard sequence I’ve been doing. I wanted to make sure I had the right colours for shadows on her yellow jacket. The jacket is an homage to “Kill Bill.” I’m pretty lazy, and don’t usually do studies, because that’s extra work, and I usually like […]