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Illustration and Design at Dawson College

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on October 25, 2015 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)


A study of different styles of line work for my Materials 1 2D class....me in many different universes....


I started the Illustration and Design Program at Dawson this year! I figured this would give me a chance to learn somethings I didn'T already know and polish up some of the things I do know and maybe learn some suprisin...
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Music In the Pines 2015

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on July 6, 2015 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Fly Algaric and Sickener Mushrooms found in the woods at the WHispering Pines

Freslhy back from 6 lovely days at Music in the pInes for my fourth time showing at this fest, my second time attending and first time manning the Art Gallery!! It was lovely as always this Fest Family is so beautiful with it's tea garden full of wild Fairies and beautiful fires by the main stage. The wide div...

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Urban Sketching again!

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on June 4, 2015 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

So the sun is out, the weather is (generally) nice here in Montreal and I am Urban sketching again! It feels good to be  back out observing the city in new ways and documenting moments of my experience here as I go, one sketch at a time! This sketching extravaganza began on the 1st of May with a couple of my friends while we set out on what was one of the nicest days of the season to date to capture some of the beaty of Carré St Louis close to sherbrooke Metro. I decided to work on ...

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Happy 2015!

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on January 17, 2015 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Wishing you all a beautiful year ahead, full of  love mystery magic and blessings. May wonder and beauty be waiting for you around every corner. May creativity and laughter find you where they will. Thanks so much for all of your support over the last year! You are all lovely! :) Blessings, Elissa

Happiest of Holidays to you and yours!

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on December 16, 2014 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

From my heart and studio to you and yours, wherever this may find you, may the end of your 2014 be full of blessings and beautiful moments. See you in the New Year!

Fall Fun Print Making

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on October 11, 2014 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

This Fall I have started taking a Printmaking class here in Montreal. Print Making is an artform that I have had a long abiding love of and years away from it has apparently not dulled that one bit. I love the process in all of its mysteriousness where you don't actually see the real process of creation happening because whatever you are printing with and the paper come face to face and the grand reveal only happens when you peel them apart. In most other art forms it is more direct; you are ...

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Happy Equinox! Joyeux Equinox!

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on September 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The TARDIS at the Westmount Library

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on July 29, 2014 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

'The Young Doctor at The Westmount Library' watercolour and Micron Pens

This piece was the result of a fun afternoon of sketching and painting at the Westmount Public Library yesterday. There is a TARDIS (from the Dr Who series) just at the bottom of the stairs before you head into the chilfdren's book section on the Library(and as an added plus there were foldi...
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The Journey Into Imagination workshops continue!

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on July 27, 2014 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

(photo credit: Dilek Ayman. Workshop @ le Milieu)
In August on the 22nd from 6-9pm I will be giving another Journey into Imagination workshop. So far this has been a fun journey with all of the participants and it's a total joy seeing what meanders out of my participatnts imaginations and onto their pages as we work. If you are free that evening come join us at
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Sketching at the Biodome!

Posted by Elissa Baltzer on June 24, 2014 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)


So yesterday the Urban Sketchers Montreal Group went to the beautiful Botanical gardens here in Montreal. I ALMOST made it that far! ;) Instead I got waylaid with a friend sketcher at the Naturalia discovery area in the basement of the Biodome and had a fantastic time sketching this parrot (a Macaw i think). There are still many more things i want to sketch there so I will definitely be...
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