Canada Malting Silos sketch

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, here is the final sketch from my Instagram live session with @artofalvin. It was so much fun to sketch and chat with him this morning, even though I was hardly awake and hadn’t had nearly enough coffee. If you’re interested in seeing the process, go to Alvin’s IGTV to watch. I sketched this one in my Etchr Perfect Sketchbook.


11 Comments on “Canada Malting Silos sketch”

  1. That was great. I had a different photo for some reason, i sketched that view.. great silo building. I once worked on a crew in Iowa, in the summer, building one of those.. interesting process.. Eileen

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    • Eileen, so glad you watched. For some reason, on my screen, the comments froze and I was afraid that if I touched anything, I would lose Alvin. So I have no idea who was watching or if anyone asked questions. I can believe you worked to build one of these. It must have been amazing. I guess you had no time to sketch it too.

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  2. Donna says:

    Using blue in the roadway. I would not think of that. Makes the painting much more lively

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  3. Denise says:

    It was a great way to start my day-just the incentive I needed to get some painting done myself. Loved the results of both pictures!

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    • Denise, so glad you were watching. Like I just wrote to Eileen, I couldn’t see the comments because my scroll froze, so I have no idea who was watching or what they were asking. But glad you were there!

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  4. TonyU says:

    I watched some of this Shari! Great to hear the two of you chatting and to watch you both paint. A much more civilised time of day here in the UK!

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    • Hi Tony, I slept really poorly the night before this, so I have no idea how I even painted but it was so much fun. Alvin is a really sweet guy and it was nice to chat. I wish I would have know you were there!

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  5. Uma Maheswar Nakka says:

    Good Morning dear friend Shari,

    Very beautiful sketch. The excellent color choice to suit to every point.

    Blessings
    Uma

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  6. I’m pretty sure I’ve seen that Silo before, is it near the Lacine Canal. Weird the little hut on top.

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