Scribble Picnic: Fill in the Blank
Mr Michael at #ScribblePicnic gave a very usual prompt this time. It was called “Fill in the Blank”. Take a look below.
We were to take this exact shape and size (we could turn it around and change the colour) and incorporate it into a picture.
Since Canada 150 is still on my mind and I haven’t blogged much on my home and native land I thought of using this time to paint my Canadian picture. I used my micron pen 03 and my watercolour pencils.
A Few Facts about Canada
- Canada’s population is 36,286,425 and the country is 998,467,000 hectares in size.
- Our 150th birthday is called our sesquicentennial.
- Canada stretches across six time zones.
- We have two official languages: English and French.
- Canada is the world’s most educated country: over half its residents have college degrees.
- Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world’s lakes combined.
- The U.S. / Canada Border is the longest international border in the world and it lacks military defence.
- “Canada” is an Iroquoian word “kanata,” meaning “Village.”
- The butter tart was invented in Canada.
- We don’t use dollar bills or two dollar bills – we use Loonies and Toonies.
We are now 150 years and 12 days old.
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