Toronto is in the southern part of Canada and though it gets cold here, it's not as cold as other parts of the country. However, we have had a spell of pretty cold weather this week. This morning it's -22C and with the wind it feels like -30C. It'll be going up to a balmy… Continue reading Respite From the Cold
Month: December 2017
Return to Colour
After doing black ink line drawings daily since last summer I felt drawn to working in colour again. I wanted to try using acryl gouache paints which I've never used before. I usually don't buy prepackaged sets of paints, but I did this time so that I could experiment with small amounts of a range… Continue reading Return to Colour
More Drawings at Home
Here's 3 more interior drawings I've done over the past month. I drew the desk laden with odds and ends and the pruned and sprouting jade plant while our place was being painted. The final one I drew at the end of November.
Dystopia and a Key
Years ago in 1991, someone I knew told me an arresting dream they'd had. I don't totally remember it, but it was about terrible suffering and catastrophe. Most of the people in the dream were in trance like states with one or two raising the alarm. The dream impressed me as apocalyptic and I made… Continue reading Dystopia and a Key