is a wonderful way to spend time while you are seated on a dock...on the water...in the sunshine...on an island...in Ontario. My travel suitcase of art supplies (which is always the first thing packed) includes: a sketchbook and a variety of pencils; a kneaded eraser; a blending stump; a travel watercolor set with pan colors; some small brushes; a watercolor block 7 x 10; some toweling; and a cup for water. Nothing grand....after all it is vacation. My aims are not lofty...just capturing a moment or two of joy when family and friends congregate. I spent each afternoon in creative contemplation and about half of the sketches and small paintings seemed successful. My husband enjoys the overlapping of images on a single page, so I will try to do more of that next time. This page features my daughter-in-law K. who is engrossed in a fine read and my son N. whose spare time always includes making music. There is a harmonica around his neck and a tambourine under his left foot.
Our hosts seemed always concerned that we were enjoying ourselves....as would as well. Not to worry. Time flies when you're having fun.