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#Sketchaday13: painting the backyard and shooting the Pipe

This morning was so glorious I had to paint the other view from Ian and V’s patio: Mt Mackenzie. I was surprised that the mountain remained a misty blue grey during the whole hour and a half that I painted … Continue reading

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Sketchaday12a: sketching off the spot

In #Sketchaday11  I attempted a watercolour on the spot but an encroaching storm interrupted the process almost as soon as I had started. This is how far I got: It’s a view of Lake Revelstoke, the reservoir above Revelstoke, from Eagle … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday12: ‘Let’s stop and feel this place’

Our pass from the previous day entitled us to another trip up the mountain, so this time we drove straight to the top car park and took the shuttle to the summit. The views were absolutely mind blowing: I’ve been … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday11: Exploring Grizzly country, and sketching Revelstoke in the rain

I did this sketch at the end of the day, after a brief rainstorm that chased us off Revelstoke mountain. We stopped to buy some of Canada’s excellent range of beers, and this street scene caught my eye – with … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday8: Let sleeping babies lie

This drawing was made at the end of the day, after we tried taking Leo for a picnic at Blanket Creek. We hoped he’d enjoy the fresh air and sunshine, but he grizzled most of the time and his parents … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday7: exploring Revelstoke and discovering a kindred soul

Today we walked the length and breadth of Revelstoke, exploring every street for visual potential. It was Art and Gardens day, but we weren’t able to follow the whole trail as we couldn’t find anywhere to buy tickets. As it … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday6: Change of weather

After two days of brilliant sunshine and temperatures reaching 29 degrees C, today was overcast and windy. At around 7.30am each morning, as the sun comes over the mountain, we see this little squirrel in the garden. This morning it … Continue reading

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