I have a hard time shaking these two ideas when I am working on self portraits: everything I draw is me. i am ugly/i am beautiful. These two ideas are actually very distracting when you’re drawing. When I’m sketching live models (my favourite kind of drawing), I focus on a specific section to … Continue reading Self Portrait II
The second in my series of self-portraits. I did post this one to my twitter first (as usual) and the first comment to be made was regarding my nose. I have always been a fan of my nose. The angle at which I drew both this and my previous self-portrait was bird’s eye & I … Continue reading The evil in me.
Immediately after I finished my collage, I picked up an old canvas and prepped it to make a companion piece. I had taken a few pictures of the amazing buildings that face English Bay as source when I was working on my collages. I felt compelled to keep painting well into that night and … Continue reading Beach Avenue
This is the culmination of several attempts at collage depicting Vancouver and I’m extremely pleased with the result. My favourite part is where the salt has speckled the blue-green surface in the upper right hand corner. I can feel the spray off the waves at Sunset Beach and smell the salt scented water when I … Continue reading Untitled collage