Saturday, July 27, 2013

The Alberta Legislature

I had more than a lunch hour to spare yesterday, as I waited for my wife for a date, so I strolled into the legislature grounds for an extended sketch. The dome is still under renovations and is shrouded with scaffolding and shiny white shrink wrap (now torn and weathered no doubt by some recent hail storms), making it look almost like the ice-capped Rockies on a sunny winter day. Though temporary, I quite like the juxtaposition of new and old, ephemeral and sturdy, light and solid, ordered and haphazard...

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