Pen and Ink

return to venice

Venice 22.5.20

 

Five years ago today I was also in a Venice frame of mind.

 

Studio 365: Day 142   22.5.15

 
Day 142 iv

Venice study I 22.5.15
 

Painting this watercolour and ink sketch in the studio this afternoon allowed me to re-visit our magical trip to Venice in July 1999, a visit documented in a precious journal that I kept throughout our Italian travels that year.

Venice ii

somewhere under the rainbow


 

somewhere under the rainbow 

The request:

“…unicorns and ballerinas and elephants and rainbows and fairy tales etc of course in pinks and purples and glittery colours…”

The journey:


 
    
 

acrylic on canvas 48″ x 36″ 2019

a day of celebration and remembrance

 
On a day of celebration of the rescue of the Thai boy’s soccer team and their coach this little watercolor sketch of France’s only goal against Belgium today is dedicated to the memory of Samarn Kunan, the Thai navy Seal who lost his life, together with thanks to the brave and dedicated international team that saved them all.

nothing is impossible

Paralympic Moment I

Congratulations to Canada’s Kurt Oatway, sitting super-giant slalom gold medalist
Pyeongchang 2018
🇨🇦

Dedicated to the memory of Stephen Hawking.

rhymes with bold

Olympic Moment XIII – 22.2.18

Congratulations to Canada’s Brady Leman, Gold Medal winner in Men’s Freestyle Ski Cross 🇨🇦

glen canyon revisited 2

Glen Canyon Study #3  Watercolor, Pen and Ink 16.3.17

Glen Canyon Study #4  Pen and Ink 16.3.17

palette strip 16.3.17

Studio 365: Day 163

Day 163 vi

Mosaic Variation 12.6.15

Day 163 iii

Day 163 v      Day 163 iv

Inspired by the floor mosaics of the Basilica San Marco seen in my journal entry on Day 151.