In-Depth Post #6 (Weeks 10, 11 and 12)- 2015

I can’t believe that in-depth is halfway done already! Spring break has been a great two weeks to catch up on in-depth. Although I had many plans for the break, I was still able to fit in some drawing time. I’m beginning to worry a bit about how many portraits I will end up finishing; however, I understand that portrait sketches are not to be rushed. On that note, I.. Read More

In-Depth Post #5 (Weeks 8 and 9)- 2015

Time has been flying by like crazy these past few weeks. With balancing environmental issue projects, socials studies blog posts, extracurricular activities, and planning for a week long family road trip, in-depth has become my go-to when I’m in need of relaxing. Over the past few months, I have learnt that a great way for myself to relieve stress is to draw. With my in-depth project being centered around drawing,.. Read More

Pat Whelan: Oh brother

Dear Journal, Tomorrow, I begin my first day working as a tailor. At the young, ambitious age of 14, I have many goals and dreams; however, mother and father advise me to put them aside as there is no room for high expectations with the life I lead. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t struggle day to day like others but I also wouldn’t classify myself as well off. Two.. Read More

War of 1812

The link I chose: “When the United States declared war in June 1812, General Brock was in command of the forces in Upper Canada and was also temporarily administering the civil government of the province.” I chose this particular link because… well because I haven’t got a single clue about Canadian history. As unfortunate as it is, I’m horrible with all things law, government, war, and anything else that.. Read More