Navigating Artistic Dissonance For an up-and-coming artist, there is usually little harmony between inner and outer pressure. Within, she is a bubbling whirl of new ideas and perspectives. Outside, popular opinion pushes and pulls her artistic independence from one wall of doubt to the other. She wants to experiment and grow; yet she also […]
In October of 2017, I recklessly accepted the Inktober challenge. For those who don’t know, basically, the objective of Inktober is to publish a new drawing in ink on social media every day for the 31 days of October. The outlet can be Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or other social media. I chose to […]
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 […]
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