Month: August 2012

A plein air outing on Salt Spring Island

  The day was pretty much an overcast one but that didn’t stop me and my Mum and Dad from venturing forth into the wilds of Salt Spring to paint en plein air. Okay, a slight exaggeration since we just went a short way up the hill and around the corner to Sharpe Rd. Such

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Degas – his figure drawings…taking a closer look

Today, I was flipping through the superb book, Degas by Himself, edited by Richard Kendall. I found I was drawn (hah!) to Degas’s figure drawings especially after life drawing last week on Salt Spring. Most of us are familiar with his more well known paintings and pastels of racehorses, ballerinas and portraits but here were

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Life drawing……it’s been ages!

Life drawing   Today I went to life drawing on Salt Spring Island.   It’s been awhile since I’ve been to life drawing. I know it’s been awhile because I couldn’t remember how to assemble the easel I use for this purpose! Perhaps with more time I would’ve eventually figured it out but as it

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Daily Painting – garlic, mug, plate and spoon

The Daily Painting   So, for you today, a daily painting. (That’s what I call this size of painting – 6×6″ – although I don’t actually paint one every single day.) Don’t ask me why this combination of items- I just kind of grabbed items. I wanted the shine of the ceramic mug and plate,

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