"Embrace" laying female nude

"EMBRACE" LAYING FEMALE NUDE

Almost an implied semi nude with some lingerie and touches of eroticism, still kinda classic look to it, small size paper. 6x4 pastel...

Bodyscape 10

BODYSCAPE 10

Full frontal female nude torso, conte with some white chalk highlights where needed. 9x6 conte on newsprint paper sold

 
 
 
Male and female nude sk

MALE AND FEMALE NUDE SK

Couple of conte sketches. 9x6 conte on newsprint paper sold 9x6 conte on newsprint paper sold

Portrait of a young man

PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN

Academic approach was applied to this portrait subject, I also think the blue paper color is fitting with the overall mood of the drawing. 6x8...

 
 
 
Seated female nude bodyscape

SEATED FEMALE NUDE BODYSCAPE

From a recent quick session, drawn from a live model. 6x8 pastel on paper

Leaning male nude

LEANING MALE NUDE

Here's a new pastel drawing for today, Tuesday, late posting, soft pastels only. 6x9 pastel on paper

 
 
 
Enchanted

ENCHANTED

"Enchanted in blue" is the full title of this gestural crossbreed between a drawing and painting, its a direct color pastel exploration...

Surrender

SURRENDER

6x8 pastel on Canson mi tientes paper

 
 
 
Morning ritual II

MORNING RITUAL II

Quick conte gesture of a female nude backside in motion. 6x9 pastel on Conte on paper

Surrender

SURRENDER

6x8 pastel on Canson mi tientes paper

 
 
 
Ballet dancer and seated nude

BALLET DANCER AND SEATED NUDE

9x6 conte on newsprint paper

Enchanted

ENCHANTED

"Enchanted in blue" is the full title of this gestural crossbreed between a drawing and painting, its a direct color pastel exploration...

 
 
 
Leaning male nude

LEANING MALE NUDE

Here's a new pastel drawing for today, Tuesday, late posting, soft pastels only. 6x9 pastel on paper

Seated female nude bodyscape

SEATED FEMALE NUDE BODYSCAPE

From a recent quick session, drawn from a live model. 6x8 pastel on paper

 
 
 
Portrait of a young man

PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN

Academic approach was applied to this portrait subject, I also think the blue paper color is fitting with the overall mood of the drawing. 6x8...

Bodyscape 10

BODYSCAPE 10

Full frontal female nude torso, conte with some white chalk highlights where needed. 9x6 conte on newsprint paper

 
 
 
Turquoise nightgown

TURQUOISE NIGHTGOWN

Plenty of variations of blue here and lots of reflecting light that blends throughout the drawing. 6x9 pastel on paper

"Amanda" female nude with hands crossed

"AMANDA" FEMALE NUDE WITH HANDS CROSSED

This blue toned paper is by Canson, I picked it up at the local Blick store having in mind future charcoal drawings, I can be very...

 
 
 
Male nude portrait study

MALE NUDE PORTRAIT STUDY

I tend to start these pastels lightly with vine charcoal first just to establish the placement and the 'bare bones' of the drawing,...

"Liliya" full frontal female portrait

"LILIYA" FULL FRONTAL FEMALE PORTRAIT

Back to charcoal for the day, I always go back to this medium since I find it essential, also I went to the local Blick store today...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

'Drifters' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Drifters' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Drifters' Oil on Archival Linen Panel 12 x 12 Several years ago when I was painting in Cape Cod,I found this little inlet with all of these boats resting alongthe shoreline. I... Read more ...

Farm League

Farm League

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Children's Books 1850-1881 part 18

Children's Books 1850-1881 part 18

The first section of this series and featured books from between the 1850s to 1881. These posts features books published between 1881 and 1904. Until the mid-18th century... Read more ...

KEEP OUT!

KEEP OUT!

KEEP OUT! sketchbook watercolor Monochromatic Local Color Day 26/30 This watercolor study started as an underpainting, a grisaille using only Payne's gray but loved how it... Read more ...

Blueberries in a plastic container still life oil painting small original...

Blueberries in a plastic container still life oil painting small original contemporary realism

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Visiting Artists' Studios

Visiting Artists' Studios

Our home gallery and studios have been a part of the art tours for over a year now. Below is an article about these fascinating visits that I wrote for the local paper. Here... Read more ...

Cherries and peaches still life fruit painting original

Cherries and peaches still life fruit painting original

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9/15/18

9/15/18

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Abstract or Figurative?

Abstract or Figurative?

I am working in the Vandiver Gallery 5 days a week where I meet new art lovers. Many are Spanish speaking. I do live in Mexico, and it is my responsibility to speak their... Read more ...

Another Painting Challenge is DONE!

Another Painting Challenge is DONE!

For the month of September, I participated in an online painting challenge. I painted a new painting each day for 30 days. My theme was Abstract Landscapes in Mixed Media. i... Read more ...