Category: World

Illustration Friday: Broken

Body and Soul, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer Pohl I don’t think it’s possible to be human and not feel broken at least once in a lifetime. On the day I started this piece, broken was how I felt — it was why I had to…

En plein air

I love the negative spaces in this photo Doug posted on his blog. He came back with some beautiful, almost painterly images. He also managed close ups of birds and squirrels that delighted me. I’m sure he’d rather finish his novel, but I keep telling him…

Illustration Friday: Empty

Empty, Ink on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl The word for this Illustration Friday may have been designed to stimulate a little existential angst this week, but every baby knows that an empty cardboard box is the most fun of all! Breakfast, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer…

Illustration Friday: Feet

Conor, Egg Tempera & Ink on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl My footnote post (which was something of an unintentional mixed media piece) may have worked here, but instead I thought I’d show a page from my new Moleskine. Many Canadians, and most Newfoundlanders, are already familar…

Illustration Friday: Broken

Body and Soul, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer Pohl I don’t think it’s possible to be human and not feel broken at least once in a lifetime. On the day I started this piece, broken was how I felt — it was why I had to…

Illustration Friday: Feet

Conor, Egg Tempera & Ink on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl My footnote post (which was something of an unintentional mixed media piece) may have worked here, but instead I thought I’d show a page from my new Moleskine. Many Canadians, and most Newfoundlanders, are already familar…

166 Days in Sanctuary

Many Canadians, and most Newfoundlanders, are already familar with the plight of the Portnoy Family. Having been in Canada for ten years, well-known and liked in the communities in which they have lived (and even started a business), they have sought citizenship several times and have…

166 Days in Sanctuary

Many Canadians, and most Newfoundlanders, are already familar with the plight of the Portnoy Family. Having been in Canada for ten years, well-known and liked in the communities in which they have lived (and even started a business), they have sought citizenship several times and have…

Operation Eden

Between baby and work, I’ve been especially busy lately, but I’d like to share two links. From a link on Elaine Bond’s site, I came across Operation Eden, a blog maintained –through no small effort– by photographer Clayton James Cubitt. He has chronicled stories and images…

Michaëlle Jean

Between painting and family events I hadn’t been paying much attention to the media: Canada’s new Governor General has been announced, and I have to agree that Michaëlle Jean is a truly great choice. Update: People are protesting the appointment on parliment hill this morning. I…