Saturday, August 29, 2009

Hamster With Marbles


This guy looks a tad guilty at having been
caught playing with the marbles.....
Done with Colour Pencil on Colourfix

Friday, August 28, 2009

Hamster With A Trumpet


Thought it might be fun to do a series of
hamsters with different objects. This
little guy is about to head off to the
Christmas Concert to play his trumpet.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Hamster With An Apple

I'm creating a few more images of
hamsters; they're such cute little
critters and it's fun putting props
with them, like this big, shiny

Wednesday, August 19, 2009


I bought some cherries last night, mostly
with a view to drawing them, but
ended up really enjoying the taste
of them when the sketch was done.
Brought back lots of memories
of my first summer job as a cherry
picker, at age 12.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Basic Drawing Workshop

There's still room if you'd like to
come to this workshop!

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Leah On A Rock

My granddaughter Leah sits on a rock
in the St. Lawrence River during a weekend
of camping with our church.
I took many photos, so I hope
to follow up with lots of pencil
renditions of the subjects I

Friday, August 7, 2009

Morrigan In Sunshine

This portrait of my granddaughter
Morrigan was done on Stonehenge Paper.
The paper was too large for my scanner, so
I couldn't get as good an image of it
as I would have liked to....

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


I used Stonehenge paper for this drawing
instead of my usual Strathmore Bristol
Smooth. I think I know now why so many
other pencil artists use this surface and I'll
probably run to the art store to get some

Monday, August 3, 2009

The Stallion

I love drawing all the wondrous
shapes and textures that make
up a horse! This drawing is
based on a photograph taken
by Amie Brown.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

The Horse Trainer, #3

Another drawing of my son, the
horse trainer! I just love this scene
of the two of them striding purposefully
to wherever they are going!
This artwork is based on a photograph
taken by Amie Brown.