By chance

By chance I found a new place to draw today. I was trying to drive south on a main thoroughfare in Montreal but the road signs were ambiguous and I ended up going east instead. That lead me through a part of town where I had never been and I discovered a great café.

By chance they had a free seat at the counter by the window. I love those spots because you have an unobstructed view of the neighbourhood.

By chance it snowed last night and there was still a sprinkling on the ground. Everything looks better with a sprinkling of snow.

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8 Comments on “By chance”

  1. Linda Daily says:

    Wow,this is great! You have now become a member of the Pete Scully Fire Hydrant Sketchers Club!
    Pete will be jealous as there is no snow in Davis,CA. Love the colors.

  2. Ross C says:

    Looks good. Better than being in the car, and there must be a hundred of these little cafes in Montreal… many with convenient seats near a window. So, did you do two sketches while you were there? …you should have had plenty of time as you only had to paint half of the page. : )

    • There are many of these cafés in Montreal and this is a lot better than sitting in my car. I never got around to installing that espresso machine in the passenger seat.
      And yes, I did in fact do another one. I may just post that tomorrow. Still needs a bit of work.

  3. Louise, Montréal says:

    Impressionnant Shari.
    We feel the metal and we really SEE the chains and the snow!.

  4. Lee Kline says:

    Well. A fire hydrant! I am pleased that you spotted this and chose to draw it. Lovely. Pete Scully will be proud of you.


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