Plein-air pen and wash on paper

The Dorchester Hotel

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This hotel is located on Dallas Square in Nanaimo. At sometime during the lifetime of this heritage building the original ornate masonry cladding was plastered over with stucco.

The Dorchester Hotel

The Dorchester Hotel

This sketch was produced in two sessions on location; originally a pen and ink drawing was supplemented with a watercolor wash at a later date, on a 140lbs, 9″×12″ Fabriano watercolor block.


Author: John Hofman

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