Month: December 2015

Introducing Traces

First, yes, it has been a while since I posted. My left hand has been giving me trouble, so I had to take it easy for a while.

Second, no, the drawing below is not new. “Awakenings”, has been in the gallery ever since this website was launched. I am using it as a starting point for a series, so thought I would give a bit of context first.

Awakenings_Series

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Cotton Grass

More Scottish Plants!

These beauties grow on the walk to Sandwood Bay, close to the north-west tip of Scotland. Having lived at the edge of the Canadian prairies for a number of years, one thing that struck me about Scotland is how long it takes to get anywhere. The whole country is only ~200 kilometres across from coast to coast (that’s eyeballing on Google Maps at the widest point), but it has lots of lochs and mountains, and none of the roads are straight. I spent two nights at Sheigra and took the path to Sandwood Bay, which is four and a half miles one way, with a wild and wind-swept beach at the end.

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