Ink Splatters, or Why My Cuticles Are Now Permanently Black

Not too long ago, my mom came home from Omer Deserres (the best/cheapest art shop in Quebec) with some 18″x24″ drawing paper that was on sale for something absurd like $2. I don’t know what possessed me to use it for ink, since the cover clearly indicates it’s for “dry media”, but I went and … More Ink Splatters, or Why My Cuticles Are Now Permanently Black

Study Without Ink

It’s a habit of mine to always use ink pen to outline or accent my paintings. In my dépanneur study, I definitely abused this habit and went a little overboard. In my light and simplicity study, I used it minimally, but wanting to keep it simple had me compromising the quality as I went quickly. … More Study Without Ink

In the Master’s Studio: Rodin Exhibition at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts

Just like secret agents sliding under a sealing security gate, Ricky and I managed to squeeze into the Rodin exhibition’s last week of showing at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. A good thing too: it was a collection not to be missed. The day itself was windy and rainy, one of those afternoons with an … More In the Master’s Studio: Rodin Exhibition at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts

All in the Details

Been an eventful start to the year, albeit a bit of bad luck carried over from 2014. Ricky’s New Year’s Eve oyster lunch gave him food poisoning for most of New Year’s Day, and a good friend of ours was in a serious (though non life threatening) bus accident on her way to NYE celebrations … More All in the Details