Posts Tagged ‘Point Pleasant Park’

7″x 7″  Compressed charcoal and gesso on plywood I made some art!  It’s been long enough.  This was on a hot sunny morning while everyone and their dog was out walking each other.   I like how the active sky dominates the foreground and draws your eye away form the subject of the drawing.   […]

I’m not quite happy with this reproduction.  The large dark portion in the middle should be quite a bit darker, and the shadows are too saturated. In this painting I was trying to capture the sense of stillness that one gets when they look at the stacks of containers at the container pier in Point […]

Same location as yesterday, but a different view and a more confusing drawing.

Fort Sketch


I went down to the Cambridge Battery this morning to sketch some fun stuff.  It was the first time I have seen the restorations that have kept the forts fenced off for quite a long time. Although they are quite manicured,  the changes seem to make the space much more usable and historically  relevant. The […]

Today was one of the nicest days so far this year.  The sun was shining from behind a thin layer of cloud and there was a regatta taking place in the mouth of the Halifax harbour.  The structure on the left is one of many old World War Two bunkers in the park.  This one […]