Category Archives: montreal

Two Montreal Views in the Style of Ukiyo-e Prints

Two scenes from near where I live – an alley in Côte-Saint-Paul and a view along the aqueduct in Verdun – rendered in a style that tries to imitate that of the nineteenth-century Japanese ukiyo-e prints by such artists as … Continue reading

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Registration open for my Fall classes at the Visual Arts Centre!

This beautiful visual rendition of Harold Monro’s beautiful 1914 poem “Overheard on a Saltmarsh” was created by Linda Dyer, a student in my Fall 2018 Drawing and Illustration class. I’m excited to once again be teaching two classes at the … Continue reading

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Crayola Fall Sketches

I haven’t been posting much new work these last couple of months, mostly because I’ve been teaching at four different school this semester and have had time for little else (I have, however, been doing a fair bit of doodling, … Continue reading

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Link to my interview for The Bridge on CBC Radio

My conversation with Nantali Indongo for CBC Montreal’s arts and radio program The Bridge is now online on the CBC website: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1373130819911 During the course of the interview talk I present four songs that hold a special significance for me … Continue reading

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Check out my interview for The Bridge on CBC Radio!

A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by Nantali Indongo for CBC Montreal’s arts and radio program The Bridge. In addition to discussing my comics projects and the relationship between poetry and comics, I will talk about four songs … Continue reading

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Registration open for my art classes at the Visual Arts Centre!

I’m very excited to be teaching two courses this Fall at the Visual Arts Centre in Westmount:  “Initiation à l’illustration/Introduction to Illustration” on Thursday mornings from 10am-1pm and “La bande dessinée et le roman graphique/Comics and the Graphic Novel” on … Continue reading

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Registration Open for my Comics Course at the Visual Arts Centre!

I am excited to announce that this Spring, beginning April 26, I will be teaching an 8-week course titled “Comic Book Illustration/Illustration de Bande-Dessinée” at the Visual Arts Centre in Westmount. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 7 … Continue reading

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Vernissage at Café Archibald & Alistair

A selection of my watercolour paintings will be on display for all of the month of December at the cozy and charming Café Archibald & Alistair on Monk Boulevard: https://www.facebook.com/archibaldalistair/ The vernissage will take place tomorrow, Saturday, December 2nd, between … Continue reading

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“Elegy” by Leonard Cohen

A watercolour illustration inspired by “Elegy,” the opening poem in Leonard Cohen’s very first poetry collection, Let Us Compare Mythologies, from 1956.   Elegy Do not look for him In brittle mountain streams: They are too cold for any god; … Continue reading

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Creative Workshop and Panel Discussion at the FBDM!

The 6th edition of the Festival BD de Montréal Comics Arts Festival begins today and continues through to Sunday. I will be present with a booth on Saturday only, 10:00-17:30 at which time I’ll be selling some zines and prints … Continue reading

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