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welcome to montreal: the tall ships

September 19, 2010

First post from our new home in Montreal Canada!  There’s been a lot of stuff going on keeping me away from drawing in the streets – but the occasion of the Tall Ships coming into the old port seemed like a great reason to break the dry spell.  We had five tall masted sailing vessels on display – with thousands of people out to see them up close. The star attraction being the Bounty – most famous for it’s role in the Gore Verbinski/Johnny Depp Pirates of The Caribbean…

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  1. September 20, 2010 5:53 AM

    Terrific painting! Glad you got down to the port this weekend, and I hope you’re settling in happily.

  2. September 22, 2010 11:24 AM

    yeh! Looks great!

  3. November 1, 2010 4:38 AM

    This work is absolutely wonderful! You captured so well the beauty of these fascinating ships that bring with them stories of pirates and distant seas…

    • November 1, 2010 6:19 PM

      well, thanks very much Lucia :) I really did enjoy these old ships. They certainly change the feeling of the city just by being there!

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