“Draw me a Mountain” opens today

Today is the opening day of “Draw me a Mountain“, an exhibition featuring drawings and paintings of Mount Royal. It’s a joint event between Urban Sketchers Montreal and Les amis de la Montagne and it’s been great fun to be part of the planning process for this. The exhibit features about fifty works and is on for the month of May (weekends only) at Maison Smith. Hope you get out there to see it!

I had a bit of time to kill the other day between appointments and was parked facing this tree. I had a small sketchbook with me and a Micron 05 pen. The trees are just starting to bud in Montreal so it’s a perfect time to draw them — just before they leaf out and all the branches disappear.


5 Comments on ““Draw me a Mountain” opens today”

  1. Ross says:

    Great tree sketch! Love the shadows and modelling.


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