8.23.2011

Butter people

The Illuminated Crowd
The Illuminated Crowd, by Raymond Mason is a sculpture that stands at the foot of the Laurentian Bank Tower in downtown Montreal. I call them the Butter People because it is a soft buttery yellow colour (and leads me to think about the Butter Dome from my University of Alberta days). This is my third time sketching it – my proportions are still off and I am missing a few characters at the end. Maybe the fourth time I'll get them all in! Still, this is a nice spot for a quiet, late afternoon sketch on a hot day.

2 comments:

  1. Good thing they didn't melt!! Sorry... I had to. They remind me of the "Butter Jesus" that did melt in Ohio when the church burnt down.

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  2. Maybe you missed some, but the ones you did draw are very nice!

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