Monthly Archives: May 2013

chickens

We had our first live models in drawing class last week. Chickens! It was very difficult to draw moving creatures but it was fun to try to catch them with charcoal and india ink. Advertisements

chickens

We had our first live models in drawing class last week. Chickens! It was very difficult to draw moving creatures but it was fun to try to catch them with charcoal and india ink.

We’ve had so much rain lately, it hardly feels like we are on the cusp of summer. I found this little guy on my morning walk. I love the combination of dots and stripes.

We’ve had so much rain lately, it hardly feels like we are on the cusp of summer. I found this little guy on my morning walk. I love the combination of dots and stripes.

Oliver Jeffers

oliver jeffers

Because sometimes you can get down to it and make beautiful things.

Oliver Jeffers

oliver jeffers

Because sometimes you can get down to it and make beautiful things.

sheep to shawl

It was a long, wonderful day spent laughing and enjoying the process. All that joy and energy ended up in our wacky shawl and we came in second place! The finished piece was soft and drapey and the right dimensions.

sheep to shawl

It was a long, wonderful day spent laughing and enjoying the process. All that joy and energy ended up in our wacky shawl and we came in second place! The finished piece was soft and drapey and the right dimensions.

polyhedrons

First day of drawing. I’m learning to relax and go with the process. I’m hoping that having a class twice a week will help me overcome my limitations. Gestural and blind contour drawings were the highlight for me. Without the

polyhedrons

First day of drawing. I’m learning to relax and go with the process. I’m hoping that having a class twice a week will help me overcome my limitations. Gestural and blind contour drawings were the highlight for me. Without the

Marcel Dzama

marcel dzama

I’m taking a summer drawing class which is both scary and exciting.  Our first assignment is an exploration of artists who use drawing as part of their practice. I have loved Marcel Dzama‘s lyrical, childlike yet macabre watercolours for a

Marcel Dzama

marcel dzama

I’m taking a summer drawing class which is both scary and exciting.  Our first assignment is an exploration of artists who use drawing as part of their practice. I have loved Marcel Dzama‘s lyrical, childlike yet macabre watercolours for a

Sheep to Shawl 2013

We’re getting warped up for the Sheep to Shawl competition this weekend. Our theme is Palm Springs meets Vancouver. We needed a little colour to brighten us up. We’ll be at the Surrey Museum from 11-4 on Saturday, May 12.

Sheep to Shawl 2013

We’re getting warped up for the Sheep to Shawl competition this weekend. Our theme is Palm Springs meets Vancouver. We needed a little colour to brighten us up. We’ll be at the Surrey Museum from 11-4 on Saturday, May 12.