Friday, December 30, 2011


This was fun. Made a watercolor monotype and then drew over it with india ink and a bamboo pen and some watercolor crayon. One drawing a day exercise 37.

Looking through my sketchbook

Mr. Big

Bosa Foods

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Saturday, December 24, 2011


One drawing a day 25. Granddaughter Ella.

Thursday, December 22, 2011


Late afternoon clouds, sunset coming on, on a cold, clear day, December 22, in Coquitlam BC. Watercolor and pastel. One drawing a day 26.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Merry Christmas to all my internet friends!

Hope you have health and happiness and lots of drawing in 2012!

Monday, December 19, 2011


I will revisit this exercise to get some full body drawings included.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Friday, December 16, 2011


One drawing a day 19. I should have included more body and tried for a little body language. Exaggerated a couple of faces here.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

ODAD - One Drawing A Day 18

One drawing a day 18, in the Coquitlam Centre Mall food fair.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Gathering Place

Part of the art centre at Leigh Square in Port Coquitlam.

Friday, December 9, 2011


One drawing a day, day 17. Pencil.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011


There is a lot to be learned, at least by me, by doing these exercises. I heard Frank Ching say that it is a good drawing if you learned something from it.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Friday, December 2, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

East Van

Enjoyed a beautiful fall day in East Vancouver walking around visiting open artists studios taking part in the annual  East Van Culture Crawl.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Marker Drawing

Giving a Letraset Promarker a try. I made the guy on thr right a little too grumpy.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Monday, November 14, 2011

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011

In the Library

People sit quite still in a library and seldom catch you drawing them.

Art Class

Sunday, October 23, 2011

My Hero

A new pen, hero brand with a calligraphy nib, from China, via ebay.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011

Margarets Lane

Less grim. From a photo in Collobrieres, France.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Ella Bella Marching Band & Grandma

Ella is two. If you ask her today what her name is, it's Ella Bella Marching Band. If you ask her what my name is - Goofy Don. This is going to be interesting.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Art exercise

From an art course I am taking

Drawing exercise # 6

Drawing exercise #5

Friday, September 30, 2011


At the java joint.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Monday, September 19, 2011

A new book, One Drawing A Day by Veronica Lawlor

If you like drawing you will love this book. You can check it out and buy it on Amazon,