Sketches: A Sainte Anne & Senneville Outing

I’m posting some sketches from some quieter moments during a busy as well as relaxing, enjoyable, weekend.

The first is from an early dinner I had Sunday at a restaurant called Dundees on the boardwalk in Sainte Anne de Bellevue. The meal? Eh. I had a fish plate but it’s probably best to just get a burger and fries at a place like this. It’s not enjoyable eating food that’s sub-par but at least I had a nice place to contemplate that. I sketched this before the food came out.

After dinner, I drove through Senneville and stopped at a park on the water to do more sketching. I believe this is the first time I’ve sketched from here. It was so peaceful and serene.  I should come here more often.

Oh. I almost forgot about this. Earlier on Sunday morning, I was bicycling around the area and saw this fellow setting up to paint. It looked like he was going to paint the small, brick out-building there, but surely he was going to paint sailboats at the yacht club (Pointe Claire). I did come back about 2 hours later to see if I could see the results, but he was just pulling out in his car when I returned. Ah well. It shall forever remain a mystery.

3 Responses to Sketches: A Sainte Anne & Senneville Outing
  1. Jazz
    July 26, 2010 | 12:10 pm

    What a totally bizarre place to set up…

  2. paula
    July 26, 2010 | 12:38 pm

    Yes! It does look odd, right? But, of course, if he was painting what was directly in front of him, then the easel, etc. would be in his way. I think he painted that sailboat to the left, looking past his shoulder.

  3. Jack Ruttan
    July 28, 2010 | 10:37 pm

    Quebec has never had a good rep when it comes to fish and seafood-y things. Best stick to the coast (west or east) for that.