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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Drawing class homework, chalk on black

At last week's art class, we painted a half sheet of drawing paper with black india ink to take home. The assignment was to draw a night time scene, by subdued light, drawing only the highlights, using white chalk.
I did a preliminary sketch in my sketch book, then made this drawing, which I am calling "Kettle by Candlelight". Rather fun!

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