Hand Drawn Halifax: Portraits of the city's buildings, landmarks, neighbourhoods and residents by Emma FitzGeraldHand Drawn Halifax: Portraits of the city's buildings, landmarks, neighbourhoods and residents by Emma FitzGerald

Hand Drawn Halifax: Portraits of the city's buildings, landmarks, neighbourhoods and residents

byEmma FitzGerald

Paper over Board | September 21, 2015

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Emma FitzGerald sketches Halifax and its residents vividly, in colour. She effortlessly catches moments in the life of the city. While she draws, she keeps notes on what she sees -- and what people say to her. She has an ear, as well as an eye.

In this sketchbook readers will find spots they didn't even know existed and hear stories they never imagined. Emma overhears conversations in the bookstore, notices prom night in the Public Gardens, learns the recipe for McNabs famous Island lemonade, checks out Ashtray Rock, and finds out where the real fishermen live. The personality and character of the city and its people shine through in the brightly illustrated pages.

EMMA FITZGERALD was born in Lesotho, a small mountainous kingdom in Southern Africa. Her early travels have given her a large appetite for adventure. Combining her interest in people and places, Emma followed a career path that was part architecture, part art. She received her BFA in Visual Art at the University of British Columbia, sp...
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Title:Hand Drawn Halifax: Portraits of the city's buildings, landmarks, neighbourhoods and residentsFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:128 pages, 8 × 6 × 1 inShipping dimensions:8 × 6 × 1 inPublished:September 21, 2015Publisher:Formac Publishing Company LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:145950397X

ISBN - 13:9781459503977

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"A love letter to the city and it's diverse souls."