I prefer painting from real life over a photograph, it feels more authentic and less like plagiarism even when the pictures are ones I captured myself. This is why I spent the better part of a week visiting the botanical gardens here in Montreal. Oh, and because I love plants and gardens and wild spaces.
The reality of having an address again came to the forefront this week as I started to update my contact details with various institutions. It is funny how the big stuff does not really need a physical location anymore, not with electronic banking, online insurance applications,