Christine Sherry's Rough Drawings

Sketches

by Christine Sherry



 
 

November 1, 2021

Candied Cluster



Candied Cluster


Candyland Cluster Christinesherry Pencil crayon on 14” x 17” Bristol Board sheet. 2020



 

October 21, 2021

Sailboat on Shining Water (2018)



Sailboat on Shining Water (2018)


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Lake Ontario: Looking East (2018)



Lake Ontario: Looking East (2018)


Looking East from Oakville in the summer

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October 13, 2021

Rose Gold Marble Slab



Rose Gold Marble Slab


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Centre details from source and drawn with pen.

Christine Sherry Art Bejewelled The line art prior to brushing on ink.



 

October 12, 2021

Aural Garden Wall



Aural Garden Wall


8.5” x 11” Marker drawing of the wire swinging hamper my mother uses to hold plants in her garden.



 

Sails Over Cathedral Street



Sails Over Cathedral Street


Sails of Cathedral Road Abstract drawings from a unique Cafe in Toronto (formerly Willow Books on Bloor Street) before a concert of The Life and Death of King Arthur by Henry Purcell. November 21 2019.
Pencil crayon on postcard sized coloured paper.



 

October 11, 2021

La Chien Noir



La Chien Noir


Permanent Marker sketches on grid pad.



 

September 27, 2021

The Marker Pad



The Marker Pad


Baroque Inspired

8.5×11″ Marker drawings on watercolour pad




 

September 16, 2021

The Lion’s Tail (2018)



The Lion’s Tail (2018)


The Lion’s Tail (2018) Marker on Synthetic Paper



 

Pencil Drawings



Pencil Drawings


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Bloor Street Corridor



Bloor Street Corridor


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Christine Sherry


While staying in Toronto for a couple of months in 2020 I – mostly because of quarantine – spent countless hours staring out the big beautiful windows of the dormitory I had lived in during second year of Univeristy.

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I have created many watercolours and drawings of the sky line facing both North at Casa Loma and South at Robarts Libary at UofT as a result of this past-time.

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Facing North towards Casa Loma

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Watery Glacials



Watery Glacials


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Watercolours on Paper 2020



 

September 15, 2021

Slate Shale & Everglades



Slate Shale & Everglades



All works were created on half torn sheets of heavy letter sized watercolour paper in oil paint.

Recent Works.

Transition period. The move to the lake.

I made an effort to continue painting shortly after moving. It was the late spring of 2018. I had a table with chalks and crayons littering up with castaways in notebooks. I found a small pile of postcard sized, natural fibre sheets of paper – probably intended for calligraphy and note making. It’s my favourite paper to ply with the oils. For these sketches in oil I drew out a pencil outline first. Graphite competes with amber linseed to warp the colours, sometimes suspending them in time in between phases amongst the various pigments, so it is too soon to judge if I even like the painting. These have cured for 3 years now and I am satisfied they are finally “done.”
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Lake Rubble tones, rose bush skeletons, textures of late winter. The resin candied wood of an overturned canoe on the ground in the rain.


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A bright red sprig bursts from the tree bark


As they cured some of the more vibrant hues dissolved into the paper through the linseed carrier to resemble only a faint ghost of their former application. As a result I have grown to enjoy them better with age, as I am only sharing them now in 2021.


Secondary Pieces from the collection:


Colours have cured as they aged overtime.

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Christine Sherry

Oil on Heavy Watercolour Paper. Selection painted in 2018.


By Christine Sherry



 

September 3, 2021

Retrospective: 2018-2020



Retrospective: 2018-2020


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In 2018 I relocated to a lakefront neighbourhood which has a few different trail system’s a stone’s throw away from my front door. I was quick to take advantage of the move. Armed with a pad of papers and a single blue marker I went and drew the landscapes in all it’s pristine glory. As the pandemic set in I took it upon myself to colour the drawings in using watercolour.

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Sadly my cat passed away at the very start of the quarantine and when we buried her I found myself painting her gravesite in my little back patio with the rainbow. It might have been accidental that they moth image emerged, a symbol of the soul entering back into the universe.

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More to come.



 

August 17, 2021

King Tut’s Chair



King Tut’s Chair


King Tut's Chair

Not every chair is a throne, but every throne is also a chair.