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Drawing in public

I love drawing in public spaces: planes, trains, restaurants. I also draw in business meetings, especially those in which I need to sit through a presentation or lecture and listen to someone stroke their own ego. In a former day-job … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Story

This imaginary creature was created for a book called “The Voyage of Discoveries” originally written as an ongoing blog. Since then, I have used it and the text that goes with it as an annual Thanksgiving greeting. That text goes … Continue reading

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Recent work: something quick

Sometimes, you just to draw something, anything. So, it is Sunday and it is freezing outside and I am waiting for a couple of visitors to show up. So, I made this. It is a subject and design that I … Continue reading

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Recent work: drawing in diners again

I was visiting relatives in Canada and we went for breakfast to a nice little diner in Metcalfe, Ontario. They had paper placemats of nice quality so I turned mine over and started to draw a dragon. Then, I ordered … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Chat Martian

This is a charcoal drawing, heightened with white on a prepared surface. Those who spent time studying art history and, in particular, the drawings done in the 15th and 16th century will know what I am talking about with this … Continue reading

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Recent work: tedium relief

I have always found it helpful, when there is a long a tedious job, to do a second, completely unstructured task. It gives me something to do when I can’t sit still for another moment. That’s what’s been going on … Continue reading

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A new sketchbook – “Splice”

This one is from a sketch book that I started a couple of weeks ago. They say (and, I agree) that to be any good in one of the arts – music, writing, the studio arts – you have to … Continue reading

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