Monday, December 22, 2014

33 Acres

33 Acres is a great micro-brewery in Vancouver BC Canada. Our USk group met here, sat at long tables, drank beer and drew ever increasingly wondrous drawings of each other.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014


On Roncesvalles, Toronto, Canada

Friday, November 28, 2014


Had a great lunch at Mitzi's on Sorauren Ave in Toronto Ontario Canada

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie

In the Distillery district in Toronto. The old Gooderham & Worts distillery, a huge complex of old brick buildings, once one of the largest distilleries anywhere. Now shops. galleries, restaurants, coffee shops etc.I bought a few bottles of their Canadian Rye Whiskey myself.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Timothys on Roncesvalles, Toronto

Found this great coffee shop, big comfy chairs, lots of space, quiet, lots of old guys, good coffee, a great place to draw.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

A quick look across the street

On Saunders Ave in Toronto near Queen St West and Roncesvalles. Roncesvalles is called Roncy which for some reason tickles my fancy.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

Post-it Portraits

Except I didn't have post-its so I drew squares. At Granville Island, Vancouver BC, with Vancouver Urban Sketchers.

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Urban Sketching Handbook

The Urban Sketching Handbook
This was delivered today. Great contents, full of wonderful drawings and drawing advice, and great size, easy to hold and easy to carry in your bag. You can get it on Amazon. Congrats Gabi.

Everyone in the library looks down.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Coffee Shop

ink. I am doing the Melanie Reim lesson in Danny Gregorys Sketchbook Skool. Worth the price of admission just to see these people draw and hear them discuss drawing.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Centennial Park Playground

Tsawwassen Delta BC Canada, ink, w/c

Monday, October 6, 2014

Never Fear the People

Thanks Suhita Shirodkar for posting your workshop notes.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

James Hobbs "Sketch Your World"

Very popular in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. If you like drawing you will love this. This is the North America cover.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Great models, they love to strut their stuff!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Tsawwassen Condos

on 56th st in Tsawwassen, Delta, BC Canada

Wednesday, August 13, 2014


Container and bulk coal terminal, Delta BC Canada

Monday, August 11, 2014

Ladner Harbour

Ladner, Delta, BC Canada

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Friday, August 1, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A great 78th bd party

To all my art friends everywhere, I enjoy all your art and your friendship every day, you keep me young at heart. Thanks a ton!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Realistic Abstracts

An exercise from Kees Van Aalst book "Realistic Abstracts". Thanks again Dave.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Abstract, somewhat.

My fellow Vancouver Urban Sketcher Dave Huggard told me about a book by Kees Van Aalst, "Realistic Abstracts". I love the art in it. More fun. Thanks Dave.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Power Pole

There are people at B C Hydro who would actually recognize this.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014


The Vancouver International Jazz festival. One of the venues is in the huge, old Canadian Pacific Railway Roundhouse in Yaletown, Vancouver BC Canada.. Dark, big wood beams overhead, cool.