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Sketchaday Series 2, Episode 6: The world offers itself to your imagination

Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it … Continue reading

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Sketchaday Series 2, Episode 5: Time to stand and stare

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. William Henry Davies My kind of holiday is having the opportunity to absorb a landscape, without being rushed from one country to another, or … Continue reading

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Sketchaday Series 2, Episode 3: Capturing the moment

The other thing that I am trying to do during this trip, besides remembering people and situations, is to capture the landscape. This is my fourth visit to Canada, but it’s the first time I’ve seen the mountains in winter. … Continue reading

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Sketches based on Sketchaday sketches

A week since we arrived home, and I have been doing daily sketches but not necessarily from life. Today I took the pencil sketch that I did of Mt Begbie in Sketchaday21 and tried working it up in charcoal, using Strathmore … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday25: Goodbye to Revelstoke for now…

The last day in Revelstoke was devoted to packing and last minute business, but we did get a short walk in in the morning and were astonished to see an eagle standing in the middle of the river – it … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday 24: a kayak expedition(sketch in the pipeline) and more local scenery

Last night in Revelstoke tonight, so we had to have one last expedition – a kayak tour in the lake above the dam. This time we met just a few hundred metres from the dam and headed upstream, but never … Continue reading

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Sketchaday 23: a Chinese kind of morning and a traditional Canadian evening treat

I woke at 5.30 to a misty moisty morning after overnight rain. I knew I’d see a completely different world to yesterday’s at the same time of day.  The mountains were barely visible at first between the clouds, but they … Continue reading

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