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Overview of Month 12 – Weeks 49 to 52 – Final

What a journey it has been. Thanks to my friends Rose and Bev for doing this with me. I doubt I would have persevered with the habit without them. Rose dropped out in November 2015 and I pretty much put … Continue reading

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Week 49: Shield

I used two shield-related things for this, a shield shape and a sketch of the Canadian Shield which is a rock formation that covers the Eastern part of Canada. I grew up boating on Georgian Bay and this sort of … Continue reading

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Overview of Month 11 – Weeks 44 to 48

I was saddened when my friend Rose dropped out after Week 46. For this reason, during the latter weeks I only show two images for each prompt. I was away packing and moving house, so Bev forged on alone to … Continue reading

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Week 48: Cubism

This is Pinky, one of my cat figurines. Pinky recently read about Picasso and other Cubists and became quite enthralled with the possibilities. He has never been the same. This points out the danger in having literate cat figurines: they … Continue reading

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Week 47: Quay

I find this a very interesting building. They’ve combined all kinds of angles and patterns in the stone, and the walkways and plants really add to the feeling. It is in New Westminster, B.C., Canada on the Fraser River. Lots … Continue reading

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Week 46: Periscope

Trevor was a bit alarmed here… Materials I used: Staedtler 2H pencil Van Gogh watercolours Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer watercolour pencils Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils

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Week 45: Chickasaw

I am finishing up the last eight sketches here from last year. It took me longer to get some equilibrium back and find all my supplies after I moved across the country. I thought this was going to be really … Continue reading

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