I finished up my semester in Toronto and am home for the holiday break. It’s nice to be back in Winnipeg. Even though it is one of the coldest cities on earth, it is still my home, and I love it. Despite the cold, Winnipeg winters have a festive snowy wonderland charm. I’ve been trying to spend my time at home eating/drinking at my favourite spots and with my favourite people, and I thought I’d share some of my images from my holiday so far.
I’m extremely fond of Wayne Thiebaud. I was first introduced to his work in 2008, in my first year drawing class at university. I was 17 years old and absolutely delighted by the slides my professor showed our class. Thiebaud’s paintings are consistently exquisite. They’re rich in colour and texture, the painterly quality itself is delectable, never mind the subject matter. I am especially amused by how he goes about creating shadow in all of his work. These are a few examples of my favourite pieces of his; from 1960’s on.