Artwork created by observing a form, nature, scene, humans, or objects. This is usually drawn from life, on-location, or in the studio. Sometimes, photographs with particularly interesting details or light are used.
9"x12", watercolour on 140lb watercolour paper. Observational painting of a specific entanglement of trees in Dorchester Park, off Peel Street in Montreal. Several groups of people occupied the benches just long enough to be painted. ~2016
9"x12", watercolour on 140lb watercolour paper. Observational sketch on-location of The Bay store from across the street in a park full of street vendors in downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ~2016
10"x14". Gauche, charcoal on sketchbook paper. NSCAD Foundation Drawing II Project No. 3 - a) Do a study of a drawing by a master artist, trying to understand the process undergone. b) Keep the formal elements of the drawing, but make your own. 2008