Category Archives: watercolour

The Knocker

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Baroque Light

A watercolour of the interior of the Benedictine convent of Sao Benito in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Based on a photograph by Bernard Hermann.

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First Inked and Coloured Page of My Graphic Novel

I am currently at work on a graphic novel recounting the siege of Quebec and the Battle of The Plains of Abraham in 1759. After drawing out a 60-page sample section in pencil, I have begun the process of inking … Continue reading

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Joan of Arc

Now the flames they followed Joan of Arc As she came riding through the dark; No moon to keep her armour bright No man to get her through this very smoky night. She said, “I’m tired of the war, I … Continue reading

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Two Lounge Chairs

I recently acquired a Epson V6oo scanner, which means I no longer have to pay to get my colour scans done at the copy shop, and can now post watercolour images -such as this watercolour class exercise- that I had … Continue reading

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Legends of Lake Orta

January 31st marks the feast of Saint Julius, the 4th-century Greek preacher who is credited with bringing Christianity to Lake Orta (Lago d’Orta), a Northern Italian lake near where my Italian side of the family lives. When San Giulio arrived … Continue reading

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White on Black Sketch #4 – Dante’s Inferno

In the last canto of Dante’s Inferno, the Florentine poet arrives at the center of the final circle of Hell, where he lays eyes on Lucifer himself. Here Hell has literally frozen over, and the Devil is described as encased … Continue reading

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