No drawings this time, but here's photos of one of my favourite places that we visited in Newfoundland. It's Grates Cove at the northern tip of the Avalon Peninsula. We visited twice, had an excellent meal at the Grates Cove Studio amidst terrific artwork and walked on trails overlooking the ocean and later amidst the… Continue reading Grates Cove, Newfoundland
Further Drawings from Newfoundland
Here's 3 more drawings I made in Newfoundland in the presence of sweeping ocean views. The more dramatic the scenes became, I fewer lines I used. I didn't have any plan to do this. It was just the only way I found I could put anything on paper, so magnificent were the views. So a… Continue reading Further Drawings from Newfoundland
Terra Nova, Drawing and a Surprise in an Alley
When we were in Newfoundland we hiked in Terra Nova National Park by the ocean. One afternoon and the following day, we went to Buckley Cove. I carried a sketch book and pens with me during our trip and sat on a rock to draw part of the cove. When faced with such beauty, I… Continue reading Terra Nova, Drawing and a Surprise in an Alley
Back from Newfoundland
I've just returned from a terrific trip to the Canadian province of Newfoundland, off the east coast of the mainland. The beauty of the land and ocean were healing. In addition to hiking and other sightseeing, I drew every day and will show you some of these pieces later. Meanwhile, here's 2 photos from our… Continue reading Back from Newfoundland
Photograph–Bay de Verde, Newfoundland, 2
Here's another photograph I took in Bay de Verde on my travels in Newfoundland in August. I liked the simplicity and starkness of this particular view which I photographed for the strong shapes and the atmosphere of the village.
Photograph–Bay de Verde, Newfoundland
While in Newfoundland in August, my creative side was occupied with photography and writing. I took this photograph of a narrow street in Bay de Verde, a town in Conception Bay that haunted me.
The Rooms–St. John’s, Newfoundland
I was travelling in Newfoundland, Canada for several weeks this month. In St. John's, the province's capital, we went to The Rooms. It's a beautiful cultural space uniting Newfoundland and Labrador's history, heritage and artistry. We felt the power of architecture to positively influence well-being when we were there. The photo is taken from the… Continue reading The Rooms–St. John’s, Newfoundland