Monday, June 28, 2010

Charles Cates


A famous name on the Vancouver waterfront. Moored at Lonsdale Quay, North Vancouver

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Coquitlam Centre condos


Huge new condo towers rising around the old shopping mall.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Firehall Arts Centre



Built in 1906 as Vancouvers No. 1 Firehall. Located at East Cordova and Gore. Actors have replaced firemen.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

HMNZS Te Kaha

Her Majesties New Zealand Ship Te Kaha visiting North Vancouver en route to the centennial celebrations of the Canadian Navy in Victoria. Just bristling with military stuff.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Costa coffee shop, Cheltenham, UK


From a photo I took last year, had a great cuppa (tea that is) here in a beautifully ornate old building.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Duomo, Orvieto, Italy


I drew this from a photo I took in 2006. Oneof the most magnificent in Italy, 300 years to complete, started 1290.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Gassy Jack


Statue of Gassy Jack standing on a whiskey barrel in Vancouvers Gastown area. He operated a bar in the area and liked to talk - gassy. He reportedly married his deceased wifes 12 year old neice - ghastly Jack.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Old Vancouver


The old Vancouver Coroners Court built in 1932 at East Cordova and Gore. Now the Police Museum. Had a great day drawing downtown, sitting in the shade across the street on a sunny June day.

Sunday, June 6, 2010


The restaurant on the river in Collobrieres, a little town in the south of France.


Begonias on the back patio.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Waiting for Bev


Another through the car window drawing.