Wayne Gagnon™

Art and Poetry

Sketches of Summer (2015)

Wayne Gagnon - Sketchbook - motif no 1

Motif #1 (Rockport, MA)
4.25 by 5 inches (approx), in sketchbook
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pens (Fashion colors & classic)
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Note: This building is said to be the most painted building in the United States. I’m not much for tourist havens, but this sketch (and some Sauvignon Blanc) made the outing well worth it.

Wayne Gagnon - Sketchbook - A.Piatt Andrew Bridge

A.Piatt Andrew Bridge (Glocester, MA)
4.25 by 5 inches (approx), in sketchbook
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pens (Fashion colors & classic)
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Note: I acknowledge that I misnamed the bridge in the sketch note. We were sipping wine and noshing on an island with no means of verifying what we presumed to be the bridge’s proper name. Humble apologies to Mr. Andrew.

Wayne Gagnon - Sketchbook - harriman reservoir

Harriman Reservoir (Wilmington, VT)
5 by 4.25 (approx), in sketchbook
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pens (Fashion colors & classic)
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Note: More noshing and sipping on the shore of a body of water.

June 26, 2015 !!!

Wayne Gagnon - Marriage equality

Yay for the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution!!!

Journal Page (06-23-2015)

Wayne Gagnon - Journal Page - Four 4 Color Ballpoint Pen
Red Hat and Shoes (Journal Sketch, 06-23-2015)
3 x 5 inch (approx) on journal page
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pens (Fashion colors & classic)
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Wings and Cliffs

Wayne Gagnon - Greeting Card - Wings and Cliffs, Ray Bradbury Quote
Wayne Gagnon - Greeting Card - Wings and Cliffs, Ray Bradbury Quote
Cliffs and Wings
5.5 x 8.5 inch greeting card, ink on paper
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

NOTE: A going away card for Rob E. as he leaves UMass Amherst IT Computer Classrooms for a new adventure in life and career.

Journal Page (06-01-2015)

Wayne Gagnon - Journal Page, Too Soon
Too Soon (Journal Sketch, 06-01-2015)
3 x 5 inch (approx) on journal page
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pens (Fashion colors & classic)
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Journal Page (05-21-2015)

3LeggedDog_WEB
Journal Page (05-21-2015)
3 x 5 inch (approx) on journal page
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pens (Fashion colors & classic)
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Note: Sitting at a show in a wonderfully gritty warehouse performance space in Worcester, MA listening to various groups including “Mail Myself to Thoreau.”  Roaming around the space was a three-legged dog.

Hats and Flowers

HatAndFlower1_WEB HatAndFlower2_WEB

HatAndFlower3_WEB HatAndFlower4_WEB
Hats and Flowers (1 through 4)
4 x 6 inch (each), ink on scrap cardboard boxes
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

NOTE: Nothing says “Thank You” like hand-drawn Wayne Gagnon sketch. These sketches are gifts for the 2015 graduating programmers and testers at UMass Amherst IT Computer Classrooms.

Flower Crown

Wayne Gagnon - Sketch Card - Flower Crown
Flower Crown
2×3 inch, ink on scrap cardboard, digital color
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

For MW

Charmander?

Wayne Gagnon - Sketch Card - Charmander
Charmander?
2×3 inch, ink on scrap cardboard, digital color
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Note: Just in case you were wondering if Wayne Gagnon was going to get in on the fun!

Nine Cards (04-14-2015) – Project Snail Mail 8

Wayne Gagnon - Nine Cards - Sketch cards, Brontosaurus variations, Project Snail Mail 8

Nine Cards (04-14-2015) – Brontosaurus Variations
Ink on nine 2×3 inch recycled cardboard
©2015 Wayne A. Gagnon

Note: These cards were created as part of Project Snail Mail 8. Wayne put out a Facebook call where the first nine responders would get one of these cards delivered via Snail Mail (aka the US Postal System).

Journal Page (04-07-2015)

Wayne Gagnon - Journal Page
Journal Page from 04-07-2015
3 x 4 inch (approx) on journal page
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pen
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Note: Ahhh… The magic that happens while talking on the phone…

Ludwig

Wayne Gagnon - Ludwig - Painting of Ludwig von Beethoven as a cat
Ludwig
16×20 inches, Acrylic on canvas
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Artist note: This painting was raffled at the Granby, MA Men Who Cook Benefit Dinner on Saturday, March 28, 2015. This is a wonderful community event to raise money for the music program in the Granby schools. Men from all areas of the community each prepare a favorite dish to serve at dinner. Celebrating the 8th year!(More Info…)

Journal Page (03-10-2015)

Wayne Gagnon - Journal Page
Journal Page from 02-11-2015
3 x 4 inch (approx) on journal page
Bic 4-Color Ballpoint pen
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Paradise City Tango

Wayne Gagnon - Painting - Paradise City Tango
Paradise City Tango
16×20 inches, Acrylic on canvas
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

NOTE: This is my forth painting commissioned by my good friend, Donald, for a raffle prize the Gutter Boys Sixth Annual Bowl-a-Thon (2015) to benefit A Positive Place (formerly AIDS CARE/Hampshire County).

Links:
A Positive Place formerly AIDS Care of Hampshire County
Spare Time Northampton and City Sports Grille

Lego Yup

Wayne Gagnon - Scrap Art - Lego Yup
Lego Yup
4.75×9 inch, Acrylic on scrap wood
©2015 Wayne Gagnon

Note: For Spencer

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