Tom’s Burned Down CafePosted: July 22, 2022 Filed under: Uncategorized 3 Comments
I’m posting Madeline Island sketches in reverse order. This is actually the last one I did, but I haven’t had any time at all to scan this week, and I had a photo of this one. On the last morning before saying our goodbyes, the whole group of us (students and instructors) spent a final few hours together in the town of La Pointe. People sketched all sorts of things (boats, motorcycles, storefronts) but I had to get in one last one of Tom’s Burned Down Cafe. It was my location when I taught last year, so it was a reunion of sorts with the big white tarps, the jumble of crazy signs, and the assorted flags. It’s my favourite subject on the island. Sketched on a block of Hahnemuhle The Collection Watercolour paper.
I see someone else was sketching the view too. I love places like this. Nicely done!
What a fun crazy scene. That place looks like it is begging to be painted!
I just bought a pad of the Hahnemuhle Collections paper and the new 100% cotton watercolor book. I think these may be a nice upgrade to my attempts at art.
I can see why you like this scene so much. The big white tarp looks like a boat sail. All it needs is water!