Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Grandaughter Ella

Nearly 7 months old, lots of smiles and they are contagious.

People in Pienza

Included some people.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Sunday, April 25, 2010

False Creek tug

Everyone loves tugboats. This one was in False Creek near the Science World in Vancouver.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

The Sketch in Color, Robert S Oliver

Found this great book.  I want to draw like this. I copied this drawing from the book, which was published in 1983 and which I got on the net through ABE books. My new drawing hero, Robert S Oliver.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

April 20, 2010

Went to a life drawing session and then walked over to the old CNR station at Terminal & Main in Vancouver and drew the main entrance.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010

Building the new Port Mann bridge

A new bridge being built beside the old over one of North Americas huge rivers, the Fraser, 5 minutes from my home.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Victory Square Cenotaph, Vancouver

The war memorial Cenotaph at Victory Square. The lamp standards in the area are in the shape of WW1 Canadian soldiers steel helmets.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Usk sketching symposium

Check out http://www.urbansketchers.com for great sketchs and check out http://pdx2010.urbansketchers.org/ for details on a wonderful sketching symposium in Portland Oregon this summer.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Monday, April 5, 2010

Woodwards Sign

For years Woodwards dept store had this rotating sign on top of their building. The store is long gone but the sign is now back on the new condo developement.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Bath, England

The ancient Roman bath and the Abbey from the walkway around the bath. From a photo taken last year. OOPs, urban sketches are supposed to be from life, not photos, ok, won't do it again.