My time as a street portraitist in the historic center of Québec City came to a gradual halt shortly after Labor Day. As the flow of tourists weakened, so did the purpose of being there to draw portraits. None of this is unexpected. It’s just the way the tides go. Now, it’s fascinating to look […]
For the summer of 2017, I ventured into the world of street portraiture in the historic center of Quebec City; which remains one of the best spots in North America for that trade. Here are some lessons I have learned from my first month drawing strangers on the street. On the street you’re a salesman […]
In February of 2017, at the age of 23, I was able to add a new title to my list of professional endeavors: art teacher. A peculiar mix of confidence and doubt arose before I assumed this new role. On the one hand, I had been learning drawing and painting since the age of 10, […]
Check out my recent portraits ( in Drawings) done during Portrait Ateliers on Tuesday evenings at the Académie des Beaux-arts du Québec where I am a part-time teacher. You can see the Académie’s page on facebook ACBAQC thanks to Nathael, Estelle and Stephanie for posing!