creative process, drawing

Latent Kitten Drawing

In April I published a series of posts about a dream I'd had that captivated me and led me to write a saga about the creatures, latent kittens, in the dream. In addition to the writing, I also made a series of drawings in different sketchbooks. Here's one I made, I think in 2010, in… Continue reading Latent Kitten Drawing

creative process, drawing, Photography, Printmaking

This Autumn

November 2021, Brickworks, Toronto Though the work I'll show today is black and white, outdoors the colours were magnificent this past week. We came out of much rain and clouds to days of sunshine on the turning leaves. Photos don't do the leaves justice, but invoke memories. I felt that that's as it should be,… Continue reading This Autumn

drawing

From My Sketchbook

In the evenings, I often sketch imaginary images in a variety of sketchbooks. Some of these images influence other work I do, some feel like extended doodles with no need to be anything other than themselves. Here are several recent images that I've made with felt pens. The divided image below did influence the scratchboard,… Continue reading From My Sketchbook

drawing, Writing

The Care of Latent Kittens 7

The Care of Latent Kittens story arose from a dream I had years ago. That story continues here, nearing the end of the sketchbook of writing and line drawings. To read about the dream and what led to this series, go to The Care of Latent Kittens. If you've missed any posts, you can see them… Continue reading The Care of Latent Kittens 7

drawing, Writing

The Care of Latent Kittens 6

Here are sketchbook pages 26 through 30 in the story that arose from a dream I had years ago. There are 44 sketchbook pages in all. To see the background of the writing and sketches, go to The Care of Latent Kittens. From there, you can look through the posts that follow it, if you've missed… Continue reading The Care of Latent Kittens 6

drawing, Writing

The Care of Latent Kittens 5

Here's the fifth post in this series of sketchbook drawings and words about the Care of Latent Kitten course of study. For background and the beginning of the story go to The Care of Latent Kittens. You can then scroll through the next few posts if you've missed any of them til you arrive here. To… Continue reading The Care of Latent Kittens 5