MacNab – Day 2

Hamilton Sketches

Another difficult day of sketching the MacNab Street Church: the sun, the heat, the traffic, the trains and the walls.

The Traffic

The Traffic

The trains

The trains



To avoid the street traffic, I moved to a spot next to the rear wall of the Whitehearn Mansion.

New MacNab Drawing location

New MacNab Drawing location

New sketching location

New sketching location


The new location offered a little more peace than being on Hunter Street.

Restricted view of MacNab Street Church

Restricted view of MacNab Street Church

Unfortunately, the new location offered less of a view than the Hunter Street spot.  Much of the lower portion of the Church was hidden from view.

In addition to this challenge, the sun’s glare and the deep shadows on the face of the Church made drawing details almost impossible.  As a result, progress was limited.

Given the challenges, I think I will need to finish the sketch by using photographs.

MacNab Sketch at Day 2

MacNab Sketch at Day 2

About Chris Erskine

Visual Artist and independent film-maker. Try to post summaries of my artistic activities once per month. View all posts by Chris Erskine

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