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Salsa Gal in Black and White - original charcoal figurative Latin dancer

SALSA GAL IN BLACK AND WHITE - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE LATIN DANCER

I drew this from another earlier drawing and plan to make a painting from it, but of course, need to add a guy, so have been looking...

On My Easel - A Start on a Figurative Painting and A Charcoal Drawing of a Woman

ON MY EASEL - A START ON A FIGURATIVE PAINTING AND A CHARCOAL DRAWING OF A WOMAN

Here are a couple of things I worked on today - the top, an 8 x 10" painting from my memory of a couple having a conversation in a...

 
 
 
Dancers 3 - loose black and white charcoal figurative drawing of dancers

DANCERS 3 - LOOSE BLACK AND WHITE CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE DRAWING OF DANCERS

I came across this one the other day - it's from about four months ago. These dancers will show up again somewhere in other drawings...

On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her shoulder

ON MY EASEL - OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT SKETCH OF A BALLET DANCER LOOKING OVER HER SHOULDER

Inspired by the ballet I saw last night, "The Firebird" by Ballet Austin, I sketched a ballerina looking back - and of course, I now...

 
 
 
3 Lisas - oil pastel portrait sketch of model in 3 views

3 LISAS - OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT SKETCH OF MODEL IN 3 VIEWS

I could probably just as well call this 'Just Foolin' Around' since that's what I was doing - searching for a way to do different views...

The Drummer - oil pastel figurative painting of a man playing drums

THE DRUMMER - OIL PASTEL FIGURATIVE PAINTING OF A MAN PLAYING DRUMS

Loving this new Strathmore toned blue mixed media paper. It comes in a pad, it's heavy, and has a wonderful surface. Great stuff! I...

 
 
 
Sketch of Delia - original charcoal portrait sk

SKETCH OF DELIA - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL PORTRAIT SK

Here is another piece on my new paper love - Strathmore toned blue mixed media - 12 x 9". Thanks for stopping by!

On My Easel - pen and ink portrait/figurative Work In Progress

ON MY EASEL - PEN AND INK PORTRAIT/FIGURATIVE WORK IN PROGRESS

Ink is one of the best drawing improvers - and one of the most frightening. No way to make it right if you mess up - or at least I...

 
 
 
In the Dark - portrait sketch of the model with white pencil on black paper

IN THE DARK - PORTRAIT SKETCH OF THE MODEL WITH WHITE PENCIL ON BLACK PAPER

It's been so long since I did this kind of drawing that I was kind of lost, but maybe I'll get the hang of it again. I used a white...

Figure Study - original oil pastel nude sk

FIGURE STUDY - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL NUDE SK

Here's a 6 x 8" oil pastel study on Strathmore toned paper, using the sides of Sennelier oil pastels - I left out a ton of details,...

 
 
 
Figure Study - original oil pastel nude sk

FIGURE STUDY - ORIGINAL OIL PASTEL NUDE SK

Here's a 6 x 8" oil pastel study on Strathmore toned paper, using the sides of Sennelier oil pastels - I left out a ton of details,...

In the Dark - portrait sketch of the model with white pencil on black paper

IN THE DARK - PORTRAIT SKETCH OF THE MODEL WITH WHITE PENCIL ON BLACK PAPER

It's been so long since I did this kind of drawing that I was kind of lost, but maybe I'll get the hang of it again. I used a white...

 
 
 
On My Easel - pen and ink portrait/figurative Work In Progress

ON MY EASEL - PEN AND INK PORTRAIT/FIGURATIVE WORK IN PROGRESS

Ink is one of the best drawing improvers - and one of the most frightening. No way to make it right if you mess up - or at least I...

Sketch of Delia - original charcoal portrait sk

SKETCH OF DELIA - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL PORTRAIT SK

Here is another piece on my new paper love - Strathmore toned blue mixed media - 12 x 9". Thanks for stopping by!

 
 
 
The Drummer - oil pastel figurative painting of a man playing drums

THE DRUMMER - OIL PASTEL FIGURATIVE PAINTING OF A MAN PLAYING DRUMS

Loving this new Strathmore toned blue mixed media paper. It comes in a pad, it's heavy, and has a wonderful surface. Great stuff! I...

3 Lisas - oil pastel portrait sketch of model in 3 views

3 LISAS - OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT SKETCH OF MODEL IN 3 VIEWS

I could probably just as well call this 'Just Foolin' Around' since that's what I was doing - searching for a way to do different views...

 
 
 
On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her shoulder

ON MY EASEL - OIL PASTEL PORTRAIT SKETCH OF A BALLET DANCER LOOKING OVER HER SHOULDER

Inspired by the ballet I saw last night, "The Firebird" by Ballet Austin, I sketched a ballerina looking back - and of course, I now...

Dancers 3 - loose black and white charcoal figurative drawing of dancers

DANCERS 3 - LOOSE BLACK AND WHITE CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE DRAWING OF DANCERS

I came across this one the other day - it's from about four months ago. These dancers will show up again somewhere in other drawings...

 
 
 
On My Easel - A Start on a Figurative Painting and A Charcoal Drawing of a Woman

ON MY EASEL - A START ON A FIGURATIVE PAINTING AND A CHARCOAL DRAWING OF A WOMAN

Here are a couple of things I worked on today - the top, an 8 x 10" painting from my memory of a couple having a conversation in a...

Salsa Gal in Black and White - original charcoal figurative Latin dancer

SALSA GAL IN BLACK AND WHITE - ORIGINAL CHARCOAL FIGURATIVE LATIN DANCER

I drew this from another earlier drawing and plan to make a painting from it, but of course, need to add a guy, so have been looking...

 
 
 



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 ...

Abstract Landscape Oil Painting "Leaf Falling Early Morning" by California...

Abstract Landscape Oil Painting "Leaf Falling Early Morning" by California Artist Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

12"x24"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Framed by Kim Blair

Framed by Kim Blair

(Three citrus paintings framed and hung in collector's home) Lime Twist Blood Oranges Yellow Boats for Vincent I thought you might enjoy seeing how this collector framed and... Read more ...

Apricot Sky, by Kim Blair

Apricot Sky, by Kim Blair

Apricot Sky It's that luscious time of year when the sun creates a warm golden light that accentuates the rich fall colours. There is an urban farm not far from our home here... Read more ...

Goedenmorgen Doetinchem. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Goedenmorgen Doetinchem. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Goedenmorgen Doetinchem. Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 3 x 40 cm. Read more ...

House for a Photographer / Studio Razavi architecture

House for a Photographer / Studio Razavi architecture

© Simone Bossi Architects: Studio Razavi architecture Location: France Area: 130.0 m2 Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Simone Bossi © Simone Bossi Text description provided by... Read more ...

Days 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Passion challenge

Days 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Passion challenge

I keep going to the same place...seeing what I can do to create a painting. Sometimes I rework it in the studio and it then I change the season. Read more ...

Day 4 passion challenge

Day 4 passion challenge

Pastel 6x8" Memory painting from my morning walk. Read more ...

Fried Food

Fried Food

Fried Food12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD SOLD Read more ...

Pansy impatiens flower flora still life painting original direct from artist

Pansy impatiens flower flora still life painting original direct from artist

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PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT*4" x 6" acrylic on board / *unframed$75 - tax & shipping inclusive Fast and fluid. .. the purple cloud flew as the pastel colors tumbled and rolled. Light... Read more ...